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Master Classes

Master Classes

The Art of Composting Thursday, September 13, 7 to 9 p.m. Public $43; Members $35 Join compost expert Bob Paulin and learn everything you’ve always wanted to know about composting, but were...

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Energy conservation and water efficiency

Energy conservation and water efficiency

Energy conservation With conventional fossil fuel supplies in decreasing supply, it is important to conserve and use energy wisely. This building was designed to take advantage of new energy...

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The George and Kathy Dembroski Centre for Horticulture

The George and Kathy Dembroski Centre for Horticulture

The Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) celebrates natural beauty through popular horticultural and environmental programs and renowned ornamental gardens. An extensive addition to the TBG includes the...

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The green roof

The green roof

The green roof on the Dembroski Centre for Horticulture is over 2,400 square feet and acts as a shallow planter. The soil and plant roots absorb rainwater and pollutants, which helps with storm water...

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Green Roof

Green Roof

The green roof on the Dembroski Centre for Horticulture is over 2400 square feet. It acts as a shallow planter with the soil and plant roots absorbing rainwater and pollutants. It also helps in the...

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Strawbale Shed

Strawbale Shed

Two-thirds of the world's populations inhabit buildings made of earth. Straw bale buildings have proven to be as durable as other types of buildings; they have better fire ratings than standard...

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Awards

Awards

photo: Tom Arban September 2009 Honourable Mention - Small Open Spaces Toronto Urban Design Award PMA Landscape Architects received Honourable Mention in the Category of Small Open Spaces in the...

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>Nov. 15-25

>Nov. 15-25

> In the Nature Garden you will find: Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Beauty' (Bloodtwig dogwood); aptly named, this bloodtwig dogwood is noted for its orange-yellow winter stems tipped with red and...

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