Garden Design

By | TBG Adult Education | Tags: , , , | March 23, 2014 | 2 comments

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Renew your Garden
Wednesday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
Is your garden ready for a spring tonic? Marion is bursting with ideas on new flowering shrubs, small trees and perennials to spark up your garden. Explore new mulches and how to increase soil productivity. Special highlights on shade and vegetable gardens.
[PG14P14] Marion Jarvie

Garden Design for Cottage Country
Public $32; Members $25
Wednesday, April 23, 7 to 9 p.m.
Learn how to work with your cottage site and nature to develop an endearing garden. Design tips to optimize the functional and aesthetic attributes of such properties will be shared along with appropriate plant selections for seasonal occupancy.
[PG14P20] Frank Kershaw

Decks & Patios Done Right
Public $32; Members $25
Wednesday, May 7, 7 to 9 p.m.
Want to expand your entertainment space? Don’t miss this deck and patio session. Learn the ins and outs of proper sizing, furniture and accessory selection and materials used in their construction. The seamless integration of these structures with adjacent house and garden will be stressed along with plant selections to complement them.
[PG14P27] Frank Kershaw

Minimalist Gardens
Thursday, June 12, 7 to 9 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
Minimalist gardens are making their mark in Toronto’s changing housing market. Often complementing modern architecture, the minimalist garden presents a clean uncluttered look. This unique presentation will trace the roots of this movement, its adherents and garden design impacts. Don’t be fooled by the title. Minimalist gardens are complex precision-designed landscapes that inspire and challenge our garden perceptions.
[PG13S08] Frank Kershaw

Garden Design Sketching for Beginners
Sunday, July 6, 1 to 3 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
If you’re ready to try your hand at garden design, this is the course for you. Beginning with basic design principles, Maureen will show you how to incorporate these ideas into your own sample design. A short guided tour through the TBG gardens will illustrate how garden design principles are brought to life.
[PG13S22] Maureen Hulbert

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  • lizston

    Are there posters available for purchase of The Paintbox Garden – its one of the most beautiful posters i’ve seen in ages – thanks Liz

    • TBG

      We agree. There is no poster available at the moment, but we’ve been speaking with Janet about creating a line of cards for the TBG. We’ll pass on your interest to her.

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