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Search and find: a fun garden activity for toddlers

Search and find: a fun garden activity for toddlers

Toddlers from 1 to 3 will have fun discovering the things that they might find in a garden. Ask your tot to look at the picture of this garden and find the image of each of the following...

Posted in: TBGkids

Winter is for pruning!

Winter is for pruning!

The Toronto Botanical Garden's Paul Zammit shows you how and what to prune during the winter...

Posted in: Gardening How-Tos

Tips for planting bulbs

Tips for planting bulbs

Choose a planting area with good drainage so the bulbs won’t rot. Plant larger bulbs (daffodils, tulips and hyacinths) 20 centimetres (eight inches) deep; smaller bulbs such as crocus should...

Posted in: Flower Bulbs

Plant Sale Must-Haves!

Plant Sale Must-Haves!

In spring, the main event for TBG members and their friends, family and just about anyone who will listen to us is The Plant Sale. Always a hubbub of horticultural indulgence, this year’s sale,...

Posted in: Get Gardening

A who’s who of Toronto and area garden influencers

A who’s who of Toronto and area garden influencers

This year marks the silver anniversary of the Toronto Botanical Garden’s quintessential garden tour, Through the Garden Gate. To celebrate 25 years of gardening, we talked with 25 movers and...

Posted in: Uncategorized

The well-outfitted gardener

The well-outfitted gardener

From tip to toe, here’s what experts favour in gardening garb and gear. · Mark Hartley loves his Tilley hat · Felco pruners are the secateurs of choice for Sheila Murray · Gloves are...

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Plants that underperform

Plants that underperform

Over the last decade there has been a flood of new plants — and a rush to get them to market. This has resulted in many poorly performing plants. Larry Davidson cites the example of Campanula...

Posted in: Perennials

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