Category Archives: Themed Gardens

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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…

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Containers in the Garden

 Planter One: Echeveria (Echeveria ‘Perle von Nürnberg’) New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax ‘Bronze’) Rhipsalis (Rhipsalis spp.) Variegated Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe ‘Fantastic’) Baby Sun Rose (Aptenia…

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Kitchen Garden

Each year the Kitchen Garden celebrates the culture and cuisine of a particular country or geographical area by carefully planting combinations of vegetables and herbs…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Floral Hall Courtyard

The privacy of this courtyard is preserved by a water feature wall, natural stone and espaliered fruit trees. Fragrant shrubs and white-flowering perennials make this elegant…