Category Archives: explore

westviewterrace

Westview Terrace

The terrace connects the gardens to the building’s interior through the floor-to-ceiling windows, blurring the line between indoors and out. The Water Channel and Waterfall…

teaching-garden-kids

Teaching Garden

This garden, located a 5-minute walk through Edwards Gardens, provides a unique space for children to learn by interacting with the environment. Since 1998, the…

herb

Herb Garden

Herbs and healing plants have a wide variety of uses, including preventing and curing diseases, aiding digestion, healing wounds, treating venomous bites and stings, and…

knotgarden

Beryl Ivey Knot Garden

Knot gardens demonstrate the formal art of pruning and shaping plants in a defined garden space.  They first appeared in English, French and Italian gardens…

LEED-roof-sized

The green roof

The green roof on the Dembroski Centre for Horticulture is over 2,400 square feet and acts as a shallow planter. The soil and plant roots…

terraced garden

Terraced Garden

This sculptural garden forms a buffer zone between the parking lot and the gardens.  Its underlying structure is built of waste from the original construction…

naturesgarden

Nature’s Garden

This garden recreates two distinct habitats that form part of Toronto’s native plant heritage. The western area rests on part of the Wilket Creek ravine…