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Gardening

Moss & Sedge Gardening  *SOLD OUT*
Tuesday, April 26, 7 to 9 p.m.
Public $30; Members $25
More than just groundcovers, mosses and sedges are diverse plant groups 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 deep sedge accents around garden sculptures. The care and propagation of mosses and sedges for both sun and shade will be included.
[PG16P12] Frank Kershaw

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Spring in the Jarvie Garden
Wednesday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Public $38; Members $28
Meet in Marion’s home garden for a spring overview of plants of seasonal and structural interest. She’ll provide a refresher on soils and mulch, review the three P’s of pruning, planting and
placement, cover the care and feeding of new plants and answer your toughest garden questions.
[PG16S02] Marion Jarvie

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Hardy Exotic Plants
Wednesday, May 18, 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Public $28; Members $22
Exotic ornamentals can bring big flare to a garden but not everything can survive our Canadian winters. Find out how to wow your neighbours with exotic plants that will come back again and again with little effort.
[PG16S05] Marion Jarvie

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Hillside & Slope Gardening 101
Tuesday, May 24, 7 to 9 p.m.
Public $28; Members $22
Sloping lots are often considered design nightmares and dealt with improperly. With guidance from one of TBG’s superstar garden instructors, turn your slope into a positive feature with the
right design and plant choices. Frank will share his decades of design experience to help you plan the best garden for your sloping lot.
[PG16S08] Frank Kershaw

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No Fuss Backyard Fruit
Thursdays, June 2 & 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Public $45; Members $40
Learn how to grow your own fruit for preserves, pies and juice—all without the fuss that many tree fruits demand. This class focuses on three often-forgotten crops: currants and gooseberries;
elderberries; serviceberries and more (think yellow raspberries, ground cherries and plum hedges—oh my!) If you’ve ever wondered if you could replace store-bought juice with your own, this two-session class is for you.
[PG16S15] Steven Biggs

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The Particulars of Pollination
Tuesday, June 7, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Public $28; Members $22
To celebrate the Toronto Botanical Garden’s new seed library, we are offering a seed-related course each season. Join Larry Peterson, co-author of When is a ‘Flower’ not a Flower and other intriguing questions about plants, to enhance your understanding of pollination and the subsequent events that take place in seed development. This is a great opportunity to brush up on your botany. The author’s book will be available for purchase, and one free seed pack will be given to each participant.
[PG16S17] Larry Peterson

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Choose Best Perennials for Your Garden
Thursday, July 7, 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Public $28; Members $22
Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of choice at the nursery? Join Marion Jarvie and benefit from her decades of experience growing the right perennials in the right places. Marion will cover design, propagation, plant selection for difficult sites and the best way to ensure vibrant colour throughout the year. She will also introduce students to exciting new perennials.
[PG16S27] Marion Jarvie

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