October 10, 2012
Don’t miss five full days of film premieres, receptions, workshops and gala presentations during Canada’s largest environmental film festival. With approximately 100 Canadian and international films to choose from, and artists and filmmakers from all over the world, festival-goers have a chance to get up close and personal with those that are helping to shine a light on the stories and issues that matter most. Be entertained and inspired in October!
Weston Family Library
This popular series is designed for gardeners who want to learn how to use the Internet to enhance their gardening and horticulture knowledge. Participants use a computer in each class to explore on-line resources, search engines, social media and more. Computers will be provided, but please advise when registering if you can bring a laptop. All skill levels welcome. All sessions taught by Zack Osborne, TBG Head Librarian. […more]
Each session: Public $20; Members $15
Take one class in all three sessions and save 15 per cent: Public $50; Members $38
Session 1: Covering the Basics
This introductory session will convert any Luddite into a confident Web gardener. You will be introduced to search strategies, bookmarking, Web 2.0 and social media to help you find, retrieve, share and disseminate gardening information on the Web.
Trees in fall are gorgeous but challenging photographic subjects. Learn compositional tips, try out your skill in the beauty of the TBG and Edward Gardens and come to see trees in a whole new light! […more]
Prerequisite: Foundations course or comfortable working knowledge of your camera.
[PG12F32] Mark Trusz
Public $50; Members $40
Bring your own fully charged digital camera and its manual.
Wednesdays, September 12 to November 14, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Ten sessions.
Learn the basic skills needed to create beautiful botanical artwork. Starting with botanical drawing exercises and leading into an introduction to watercolour, students progress at their own pace and receive individual assistance in a relaxed environment. Materials list will be provided at the first class. No experience necessary. […more]
[PG12F15] Leslie Staple
Public $375; Members $300
The harvesting is done — now what? Join us in this introductory course to learn the ancient art of making preserves to enjoy your harvest year-round. We will make two fall harvest-based recipes, with a jar for you to take home! Bonus: ask Master Gardener Elizabeth Stewart your growing questions.
[PG12F33] Compost Council of Canada and Toronto Master Gardeners
Public $43; Members $35