Wednesday, July 9, 7 to 9 p.m.
Public $70; Members $60
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’re a beginner. Bring a friend to this hands-on workshop and build your own Kokedama to take home! Beginners welcome.
[PG14S20] Joseph Delarge
July in the Jarvie Garden
Wednesday, July 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Public $43; Members $35
This is your chance to see a true plantswoman’s garden in full bloom! Join Marion Jarvie 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.
[PG14S26] Marion Jarvie
A Garden for All Seasons
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2 to 4 p.m. Rain Date: Friday, Sept. 26, 2 to 4 p.m.
Public $40; Members $32
Join Paul Zammit, TBG’s Nancy Eaton director of horticulture, for a detailed review of four-season gardening. Paul shares tips on bulb planting and assorted pruning techniques, and discusses how to highlight a garden’s bones and key design features. Enjoy a talk, tour and treats to take home on this special afternoon.
[PG14S40] Paul Zammit
Miraculous Mosses for Garden Design
Monday, September 29, 7 to 9 p.m.
Public $32; Members $25
More than just a groundcover, mosses are a diverse plant group offering great utilitarian value, as well as stunning design potential. Learn how to identify and use various mosses and companion plants in exciting garden applications varying from a moss lawn to green moss accents on garden sculptures. Information on the care and propagation of mosses for both sun and shade is included.
[PG14S42] Frank Kershaw