elderberry 450 x 750

Gardening

 

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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Hardy Exotic Plants *NEW DATE*

Wednesday, June 15, 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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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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