What’s In Bloom

Final Harvest – and the gardening goes on!

Final Harvest – and the gardening goes on!

The final harvest of the the Kitchen Garden took place yesterday, including hairy melons, long-beans, cabbage, kale, as well as fresh herbs of parsley, sage, and rosemary. We also harvested a...

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Anemones & other gems

Anemones & other gems

Gentiana angustifolia (Alpine gentian) This truly is a garden gem found in the trough in the Demonstration Courtyard.  The trumpets seen here are still closed and will open to an electric...

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What’s in Bloom: September Harvest

What’s in Bloom: September Harvest

It's September and what a great time to be in the garden.  Here is just a sampling of what Garden Volunteers harvested on Thursday. The Harvest here at the TBG is in full swing as Garden...

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What’s In Bloom: Hibiscus & Hydrangea

What’s In Bloom: Hibiscus & Hydrangea

It's late summer and here at the TBG perennial hibiscus and cultivars of hydrangea are in full flower.  Seen here, Hibiscus 'Blue River II', in white - which really stands out against all the yellow...

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What’s in Bloom: What a beauty …

What’s in Bloom: What a beauty …

Hibiscus 'Kopper King' (Perennial hibiscus) is a show-stopper in late summer.  As with everything else flowering, he's early this year. And then there's the Beast!  Japanese beetles are at...

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What’s In Bloom: Prairie Planting in July and More …

What’s In Bloom: Prairie Planting in July and More …

A view of Leucanthemum 'Becky' at the Toronto Island Water Treatment Plant, planted & maintained by TBG garden staff. A Monarch butterfly makes its arrival at the Toronto Island Water...

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Coneflower Fever

Coneflower Fever

It's always the year of something and right now at the TBG it's the Year of the Coneflower!  Check out the Show Garden for a selection of trial plants from Terra Nova planted last year and growing...

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It’s the Long weekend …

It’s the Long weekend …

and definitely time for coneflowers!  And you will find many as you walk along the path of the Entry Garden.  This stunner is Echinacea 'Solar Flare'. Also in the Entry Garden is good 'ole...

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June Showers

June Showers

  Paeonia (Intersectional Hybrid Group) 'Cora Louise'; This fabulous Itoh peony in the Perennial border is still blooming strong into June, after the rain. Paeonia (Intersectional...

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What’s in Bloom: ‘Tis the Season for …

What’s in Bloom: ‘Tis the Season for …

... Poppies, Peonies, and Irises! Featured is Papaver orientale 'Brilliant' (Oriental poppy) planted last year on the North lawn, this garden sponsored by Milne House Garden Club. You can...

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