HortiCULTURE Lecture Series

Explore the landscape where horticulture and culture intersect in this new daytime lecture series every third Thursday of the month. Light refreshments included.


The English Landscape Garden Movement
Thursday, Oct. 16, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Join Don and Judy on a virtual trip to explore the exquisite gardens that illustrate the evolution of English garden design. Meet some of the great English designers and patrons who contributed to this art form–including a significant royal gardener and one of Judy’s ancestral cousins!
[PG14F16] Judy & Don Fleming
Public $28; Members $22


Power of the Crowd: Citizen Scientists and Toronto’s Birds
Thursday, Nov. 20, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Within the realm of nature enthusiasts, nothing inspires more obsessive hobbyists than birds–not even gardening! Discover how this amazing group of “amateurs” has changed the face of bird science and conservation, and how anyone can become a citizen scientist by contributing to bird studies in Toronto.
[PG14F17] Emily Rondel
Public $28; Members $22


Discover Ontario Orchids & Wildflowers
Thursday, Jan. 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
More than 70 different wild orchids grow in Canada. More than half can be found in Ontario but are often restricted to tiny, hard-to-access ranges. Join photographer/artist John Alexander and Royal Ontario Museum curator emeritus Peter Kaellgren as they recount their travels in search of these rare wildflowers.
[PG14F18] John Alexander & Peter Kaellgren
Public $28; Members $22

[PG14F15] Public $80; Members $60

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