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.
The Toronto Botanical Garden is proud to present the Winter 2015 TBG Lecture Series. Come early to grab a light dinner or visit TBG’s Garden Shop for great member discounts.
Bistro opens 5:30 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Lecture: 7:30 p.m.
Members free (Bring a Friend for $10);
Public $25; Students (with ID) $15. Door sales only.
Living Landscapes: Putting Back the Layers
Thursday, Feb. 5
The richness of life in any landscape is linked to the richness of its layers. This is true for both people and wildlife. Author, photographer and landscape ethicist Rick Darke will reveal the layers in a mix of suburban and urban landscapes and describe how to conserve, create and manage them for beauty, biological diversity and liveability.
Plant Stories from the Gardiner: Botanical Imagery in Clay
Thursday, April 9
The Gardiner Museum, Canada’s national museum of ceramics, has a beautiful collection of objects referencing images of nature, plants and gardens. Join Kelvin Browne, former VP Communications at the ROM and now Executive Director and CEO of the Gardiner to explore the botanical bent of the Gardiner’s enchanting collection.
All TBG lectures are generously supported by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation and The S. Schulich Foundation.