Groundbreaking Food Gardens
Thursday, June 5, 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Join Niki Jabbour for a dynamic talk showcasing how easy it is to grow more food. Learn innovative techniques and designs for gardens that supply a long season of homegrown fruits, vegetables and herbs, and see how food gardens can be just as beautiful as any ornamental space. Gain great ideas for a year-round salad garden, a gourmet potted patio, a fairytale garden for kids, a pollinator plot and even a cocktail garden!
Magic of the Changing Seasons: Autumn into Winter
Thursday, September 11, 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Nurseryman, plant breeder, collector and passionate gardener, John Massey, has been the owner and guiding light of Ashwood Nurseries for the last 40 years. John’s beautifully illustrated talk features the perennials, shrubs and trees featured in his own three acre garden. Stunning images together with John’s expert knowledge, delivered with enthusiasm and humour, are not to be missed.
The Big Reveal
Wednesday, November 5, 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
TBG has been working on plans to create a sweeping new botanical garden that includes the glorious topography of Edwards Gardens. Join W. Gary Smith, lead consultant in this exciting development who will reveal TBG’s vision of a botanical garden worthy of a great city’s public support.
Lost in the Garden
Thursday, December 4, 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Join author, storyteller, mainstay of the Stratford Garden Festival and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal winner Paul Knowles in a celebration of the joy and delight of gardening. Welcome winter with helpful insights on how to cope during the toughest time of the gardener’s year and hear true confessions of Paul’s ridiculous gardening mistakes and mishaps as the finale to TBG’s Holiday Open House.
Come early to grab a light dinner or visit the shop for great member discounts. Dinners available at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Lecture begins at 7:30 p.m.
Members FREE (Bring a Friend for $10); Public $25; Students (with ID) $15. Door sales only.
All TBG lectures are generously supported by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation and The S. Schulich Foundation.