garden design

Garden Design

Garden Design 101
Monday, March 23, 1 to 3 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
Bring graph paper and a sharp pencil to this hands-on introduction to the principles of great garden design. Frank will impart time-saving tips and graphic design and photography techniques to redesign your garden for structure, form and colour.
[PG15P07] Frank Kershaw


Planting Design: The Modern Matrix
Saturday, April 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Public $65; Members $55
Join The New Perennialist blogger Tony Spencer to learn the inner workings of Piet Oudolf’s approach to perennial planting design. Practice your drawing skills and learn how to combine layers of native perennials and hardy grasses to create a vibrant plant matrix that supports full-cycle gardening and transitional spaces.
[PG15P17]Tony Spencer


Design & Plant a Pollinator Garden
Saturday, April 25, 1 to 4 p.m. Rain Date: Saturday, May 2, 1 to 4 p.m.
Public $40; Members $32
How does TBG keep our bees happy? We plant a pollinator garden right on their doorstep! Learn the best plants to provide optimum bee nutrition throughout the growing season. Do some planting in the Pollinator Garden and receive plant lists and planting tips.
[PG15P26] Paul Zammit


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  1. 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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