garden design

Garden Design

Reno Your Garden
Sunday, Feb. 22, 1 to 3 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
Maureen Hulbert, of Down to Earth Gardens and Design, leads this mid-winter primer on kick-starting your overgrown garden. Learn to prune fearlessly to reveal your garden’s bones, edit its beds and play with the new spaces to bring in colour, light and form.
[PG15W16] Maureen Hulbert


New Perennials @ Home
Saturday, Feb. 28, 1 to 3 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
Explore the space where aesthetics and ecology meet in your garden. Join gardener and The New Perennialist blogger Tony Spencer to discover a range of modern methods to create naturalistic perennial compositions in your backyard.
[PG15W20] Tony Spencer


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


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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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