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Arrival Courtyard

Arrival Courtyard

Dutch plantsman and nurseryman, Piet Oudolf,and local Toronto Landscape Architect, Martin Wade,collaborated on the design of the Arrival Courtyard. Bold and contemporary, geometric lines of…

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Entry Garden Walk

The Entry Garden Walk was designed by Dutch garden designer and plantsman, Piet Oudolf.  His first Canadian project, this garden is inspired by his New…

garden-etiquette

Garden Etiquette

For everyone’s enjoyment of the gardens, your safety, the comfort of others and the protection of the gardens: PLEASE… Stay on the designated paths and…

woodland walk with flowering bulbs

Woodland Walk and Bird Habitat

Still under development, this garden located at the corner of Lawrence Avenue and Leslie Street, is highly visible from the street and announces the presence…

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Spiral Mound

The spiral pathway winds its way to the viewing platform at the top of the Spiral Mound. Situated three metres above the ground, the mound…

sloping green roof in bloom

Green Roof

The green roof on the Dembroski Centre for Horticulture is over 2400 square feet. It acts as a shallow planter with the soil and plant…

gardenhall

Garden Hall Courtyard

The sunken courtyard provides a natural amphitheatre for outdoor gatherings and may be used independently or in conjunction with the Westview Terrace which it is…

strawbale shed green roof

Strawbale Shed

Two-thirds of the world’s populations inhabit buildings made of earth. Straw bale buildings have proven to be as durable as other types of buildings; they…