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July 2014

Edwards Summer Music Series: Gardens of Song with Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This year experience Jane Bunnett and Maqueque. Bunnett, a four-time JUNO winner and two-time Grammy nominee is known for her courageous artistry as her music explores the lines between jazz and Afro-Cuban music. Come see her and Maqueque at this year’s Edwards Summer Music Series: Gardens of Song. Her new project Maqueque brings together an all-female band of Cuban all-stars for the perfect combination of modern jazz and Cuban soul. We look forward to having them all at TBG for…

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Urban Wood Utilization Tree Tour

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Registration Recommended Trinity Bellwoods Park (Meet behind Trinity Community Recreation Centre) 155 Crawford St. How can we make better use of our urban wood? Join us on this tour to hear from local arborists and woodworkers who are trying to do just that! You’ll hear the story of one big maple tree that fell during the ice storm, and see how it’s been transformed into a live edge bench by a local woodworker. Plus, you’ll learn how pests like the…

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Birds and Beans – CANCELLED

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Morning coffee is for the birds! Discover the impact your coffee choice has on different species of songbirds that appear in our backyards every summer. Learn from David Pritchard, co-owner and roaster at Birds and Beans Inc., how scientists, farmers and coffee roasters are working together to preserve the winter habitats of the intercontinental birds we share. [PG14S28] David Pritchard Public $25; Members $20

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Free Guided Tour

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Volunteer Tour Guides conduct 90-minute informative and engaging tours designed for people to gain a greater understanding of plants, the natural landscape, landscape design and the history of designated public gardens. More information on tours…

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Organic Farmers’ Market

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We are now an all-year market! The market now takes place YEAR-ROUND on Thursdays, 2 to 7 p.m. (The market moves indoors during the winter). Join us to meet organic farmers and buy local produce, bread, meat, cheese, honey, prepared food, and more! Come for your groceries, stay for dinner with your family. Free parking is available on site. Read on…

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World Crops Made Easy – POSTPONED

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Postponed to: Thursday, July 31, 1 to 3 p.m. If you’ve walked by exotic-looking veggies at the market and wondered how they taste or how to cook them, look no further. Get to know exotic world crops grown here at the TBG. Learn their nutritional benefits and how to create delicious raw meals with long beans, compliment or calm the fire of chilies and reduce okra’s slime by pairing it with Chinese eggplant. Leave with an expanded palette, a full…

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July in the Jarvie Garden

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is your chance to see a true plantswoman’s garden in full bloom! Join Marion in her Thornhill garden for tips on hot-weather care, creating colourful shade, pruning and dividing and moving plants. Do a summer assessment of your own garden and enjoy her flowering perennials, mixed borders and more! Plants available for sale. Appropriate for all levels. Directions will be provided. Public $43; Members $35 [PG14S26] Marion Jarvie

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Design with Lilies, Roses, Orchids and Tropicals

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuesdays, July 8 to 29, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (4 sessions) Each session covers the unique characteristics in designing with these four elegant flower categories. Learn about their botany, relevance for design, proper care and more. Prerequisite: Basic Floral Design. Public $170; Members $140 [PG14S21] Pat Ware

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Free Guided Tour

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

Volunteer Tour Guides conduct 90-minute informative and engaging tours designed for people to gain a greater understanding of plants, the natural landscape, landscape design and the history of designated public gardens. More information on tours…

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Yoga Summer Session

July 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Rejuvenating classes offered by Janet Croken encourage a balance between endurance, strength and flexibility. All levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat and towel. Summer Session, Mondays, June 23 to Aug. 11 (6 classes, no class June 30 or Aug. 4) • TAKE ALL SIX CLASSES [PG14S31] 4:30 to 6 p.m. OR [PG14S32] 6:30 to 8 p.m. Public $115; Members $90 • WALK-IN Drop in anytime and try it out! $20 per class

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TBGKids – Science Camp

July 21 @ 9:30 am - July 25 @ 3:30 pm

Sign up to become junior scientists and learn about biology, botany, chemistry and, especially, earth sciences! Examine insects, explore animal x-rays, make nature boats to float down a river and do new science experiments each day! [TG14SSC] July 21 to 25, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Members $245; Public $265 Camp is Now Full

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Wildflower Farm & Florals Tour – CANCELLED

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tour acres of wildflower gardens and meadows at Wildflower Farm in Coldwater, Ontario. Practice harvesting and floral decoration with fresh-cut summer-blooming prairie wildflowers and native grasses. Bring your own small vase, plus lunch and we’ll provide the rest! Driving directions and details will be provided. (This event does not apply towards the Floral Design Certificate program.) Public $80; Members $65 [PG14S25] Miriam Goldberger

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Introduction to Painting en Plein Air – POSTPONED

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Ontario Plein Air Society (OPAS) leads you on a one-day exploration of the wonderful world of plein air painting–painting outdoors. Suitable for studio or new artists seeking a great new way to paint. Learn techniques for composing a live scene. Discuss some of the practical aspects of plein air painting, learn tricks, and come away with a completed painting. Please bring your own materials; a list will be provided. Public $135; Members $95 [PG14S24] Margaret Ferraro

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Savory Sagas: Herbs for Life

the International Herb Association will hold its annual Herb Conference and pre-conference tour in Toronto, July 18 to 20, 2014. Join us for exciting speakers, seminars, free marketplace, annual fundraising auction and pre-conference tour to the gardens of Niagara region.

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Edwards Summer Music Series: Gardens of Song with DansBand

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hear DansBand, a group that will have you experiencing everything from the samba to jazz. Looking to have an easy-going evening within the garden? This is the perfect act to get you in that mood. Come see them at this year’s Edwards Summer Music Series: Gardens of Song. From Thornhill, Ontario, DansBand consists of Dan and Gil Ionescu on guitar, Codin Deboveanu on bass and Tiago Ciccone de Aguirre Souza on percussion and voice. We look forward to having them all…

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Free Guided Tour

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Volunteer Tour Guides conduct 90-minute informative and engaging tours designed for people to gain a greater understanding of plants, the natural landscape, landscape design and the history of designated public gardens. More information on tours…

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Organic Farmers’ Market

July 17 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We are now an all-year market! The market now takes place YEAR-ROUND on Thursdays, 2 to 7 p.m. (The market moves indoors during the winter). Join us to meet organic farmers and buy local produce, bread, meat, cheese, honey, prepared food, and more! Come for your groceries, stay for dinner with your family. Free parking is available on site. Read on…

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Sunny Floral Portraits – CANCELLED

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Develop the expertise to make beautiful photos of your beautiful blooms. Use light modifiers and simple portable backgrounds to create outstanding images right from your own garden. Public $42; Members $35 [PG14S24] Mark Trusz

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Design with Lilies, Roses, Orchids and Tropicals

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuesdays, July 8 to 29, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (4 sessions) Each session covers the unique characteristics in designing with these four elegant flower categories. Learn about their botany, relevance for design, proper care and more. Prerequisite: Basic Floral Design. Public $170; Members $140 [PG14S21] Pat Ware

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Royal York Rooftop Tour and Gourmet Luncheon

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join hosts Marjorie Mason and executive chef Collin Thornton at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel for a tour of its innovative rooftop garden and beehives. Enjoy a decadent three-course lunch at EPIC, the hotel’s Four Diamond-rated restaurant. Space is limited. Public $135; Members $120 [PG14S23] Marjorie Mason and Collin Thornton

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Free Guided Tours

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Volunteer Tour Guides conduct 90-minute informative and engaging tours designed for people to gain a greater understanding of plants, the natural landscape, landscape design and the history of designated public gardens. More information on tours…

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Yoga Summer Session

July 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Rejuvenating classes offered by Janet Croken encourage a balance between endurance, strength and flexibility. All levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat and towel. Summer Session, Mondays, June 23 to Aug. 11 (6 classes, no class June 30 or Aug. 4) • TAKE ALL SIX CLASSES [PG14S31] 4:30 to 6 p.m. OR [PG14S32] 6:30 to 8 p.m. Public $115; Members $90 • WALK-IN Drop in anytime and try it out! $20 per class

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TBGKids – Bug Camp

July 14 @ 9:30 am - July 18 @ 3:30 pm

Grab your butterfly net and join us on a hunt for bugs in the Teaching Garden! Create cool crafts with wings and antennae, play creepy crawly games and learn about bugs that crawl, fly, scuttle, squirm, hop and swim! [TG14SBC] July 14 to 18, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Public $265; Members $245 PROGRAMS FOR 5- AND 6-YEAR-OLDS Camp is Now Full

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TBGKids: Night Critters Sleepover

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - July 13 @ 9:00 am

Camp out in the Teaching Garden with TBGKids! Go on a nighttime bat hunt, whip up some moth broth, make raccoon masks and play some great nighttime games. After a pizza snack, cozy up around a campfire to roast marshmallows and tell stories. Bring your tent, a parent and some jammies for TBG’s first all-night family event! For kids aged 5 to 95. Read on… [TG14SNC] Saturday, July 12, 6 p.m. to Sunday, July 13, 9 a.m. Public $75; Members…

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Trees By Two Wheels: A Biking Tour of the Urban Forest

July 12 @ 10:30 am

Registration Recommended Start Location: Queen Street West and Euclid Ave Northwest corner Toronto, Ontario, M6J 1G1 End Location: Rosedale Station Toronto, ON Canada Bicycles and trees contribute to cleaner air and a greener, more livable city. This tour will give you a new perspective on trees and urban cycling infrastructure. Discover different trees and their interesting tales, pick up simple tree identification tricks, and learn about biking in the city as we traverse several neighbourhoods and parks. Bring your bike and helmet,…

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Edwards Summer Music Series: Gardens of Song with My Sweet Patootie

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come listen to the acoustic roots group that adds charisma to the stage with their finger-snapping tunes and corny jokes! My Sweet Patootie is the perfect act for anyone looking for an upbeat and exciting show. Hear them at this year’s Edwards Summer Music Series: Gardens of Song. My Sweet Patootie was founded by Terry Young and Sandra Swannell, two of three members in 2007, beginning as a duo. In 2012, two became three with the addition of Bradford Nowak, a…

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Free Guided Tours

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Volunteer Tour Guides conduct 90-minute informative and engaging tours designed for people to gain a greater understanding of plants, the natural landscape, landscape design and the history of designated public gardens. More information on tours…

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Organic Farmers’ Market

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We are now an all-year market! The market now takes place YEAR-ROUND on Thursdays, 2 to 7 p.m. (The market moves indoors during the winter). Join us to meet organic farmers and buy local produce, bread, meat, cheese, honey, prepared food, and more! Come for your groceries, stay for dinner with your family. Free parking is available on site. Read on…

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Day Trip: SpindleTree Gardens

July 10 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Toronto Botanical Garden,
777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1P2 Canada
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One of Canada’s great gardens, this 15-year-old, one-of-a-kind attraction in Tamworth, Ontario has earned accolades for its innovative design features and spell-binding mix of outstanding plantsmanship with garden architecture. Tour 20 acres of formal, contemporary and natural gardens woven into an idyllic country setting that includes an orangery, locust allée and amphitheatre in addition to walled, terraced classical English and croquet court gardens. Included: Enjoy lunch in SpindleTree’s Tea Room. Public $130; Members $110 [PG14S02] Frank Kershaw

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Kokedama 201

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kokedama: Loosely translated “Koke” (moss) and “dama” (ball) has taken the TBG by storm. The Japanese have elevated the humble moss ball to high art. Try your hand at more challenging-to-grow plants like ferns or succulents, or start with something simpler if you are a beginner. Bring a friend to this hands-on workshop and build your own Kokedama to take home! Beginners welcome. Public $70; Members $60 [PG14S20] Joseph Delarge

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