Of all the native trees, none is more enchanting in flower than the redbud (Cercis canadensis), shown here in full bloom in late May in Nature’s Garden. Once the small pea-like flowers wither and fall, large, heart-shaped leaves emerge. They turn bright gold-yellow in autumn.

Book Your Guided Group Tour

The TBG offers tours of four Toronto gardens lead by friendly, knowledgeable, fully trained guides. Tours are modestly priced and make a memorable, educational and fun-filled outing.

Toronto Botanical Garden and Edwards Gardens (Year-round)
A 90-minute tour of these two adjacent outdoor gardens. The theme of this tour can be horticultural, environmental, historical or specific to the group’s interest or physical limitations. For an additional fee, we can arrange for a box lunch before or after your tour.

allan gardens pond with statue at christmas

Allan Gardens (January through March) and (September through May)
Enjoy a 60-minute tour of the historic greenhouses in downtown Toronto showcasing the fragrant spring bulb show in spring, the splendour of chrysanthemums in fall and the seasonal plantings of poinsettias in December.

toronto music garden overhead

Toronto Music Garden (June through September)
Enjoy a 45-minute tour of this Harbourfront garden inspired by renowned cellist YoYo Ma, designed in collaboration with landscape architect Julie Moir Messervy.

Tour Fee: $8 per person ($5 for seniors/children), $25 cancellation fee charged without 48 hours notice.
Custom Tours:
We would be happy to custom-tailor a nominally priced tour package to fit your group’s needs.

Conditions: Reservations are required. Please book at least two weeks in advance. Minimum 15 people are required to book a private tour. $25 cancellation fee. Tours will run as scheduled unless there is inclement or severe weather.

Tours are offered in English and with enough advance notice, we can arrange a guide to provide  a simultaneous translation of our knowledgeable tour guide’s talk in French, German, Italian, Persian, Kurdu, Russian, Hebrew, Mandarin or Cantonese.


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T. 416-397-4145
E. tourguides@torontobotanicalgarden.ca

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