Mark’s Choice Through the Garden Gate, is Toronto’s largest tour of private gardens. This self-guided tour enables participants to discover these beautiful gardens at their own pace following a map and garden guide containing descriptions of the featured gardens. A complimentary shuttle bus service is available for participants along the garden route.
Knowledgeable Toronto Master Gardeners will be at each garden to answer any questions about the plant materials and design features. There will be opportunities to buy snacks and refreshments along the route. All proceeds from this event support the Toronto Botanical Garden.
The private gardens selected in Windfields Estate are located just north of the Toronto Botanical Garden (Lawrence Avenue East and Leslie Street)
Toronto Botanical Garden
Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, 2018 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
One-Day Pass: Public $45 / TBG Members $40
Two-Day Pass: Public $65 / TBG Members $60
Students $25 (With ID, One-Day Pass Only)
Tax included. Tickets are limited, advance purchase recommended.
TBG Garden Shop | 777 Lawrence Avenue East | 416-397-1357
Plant World | 4000 Eglington Avenue West | 416-241-9174
Sheridan Nurseries | 2827 Yonge Street, Toronto | 416-481-6429
Sheridan Nurseries |606 Southdown Road, Mississauga | 905-822-0251
Sheridan Nurseries |2069 Burnhamthorpe Road East, Mississauga | 905-624-3722
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call 416-397-1341 or email email@example.com
PREVIOUS MEDIA COVERAGE
June 2, 2017 | Through the Garden Gate: a great summer tour, Toronto Star by Sonia Day
June 2, 2017 | Rain Gear, Puddles and Some of Toronto’s Fines Gardens! by Barbara’s Garden Chronicles
May 27, 2017 | Toronto’s ‘Through the Garden Gate’ Celebrates 30 Years! by Janet Davis
May 31, 2017 | Through the Garden Gate — 30 Gardens for 30 Years by Lorraine Hunter
May 27, 2017 | Through the Garden Gate: North Rosedale and Moore Park by Three Dogs in a Garden
June 4, 2016 | Through the Garden Gate: The Kingsway by Helen Battersby
June 3, 2016 | Break out those walking shoes, garden tour season has started by Sonia Day
June 2, 2016 | TBG’s Through the Garden Gate Tour in the Kingsway by Cristina da Silva
May 26, 2016 | TTGG Botanical Buzz by Lorraine Hunter
May 25, 2016 | Sneak Peak of the TBG’s Through the Garden Gate: The Kingsway by Barbara’s Garden Chronicles
IMAGE GALLERY | HIGHLIGHTS OF 2017 GARDENS
PETALS & PEDALS BIKE TOUR
Join our bike tour and pedal your way to 30 unique and beautiful private gardens accompanied by a Master Gardener on Wheels and Architectural expert. You will have an opportunity to stroll through each garden while your guides recount the rich history of the area, highlight interesting plants and point out the unique design features. Midway through the tour, you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch created by a local, sustainable caterer in a private backyard. At the end of the day, you’ll have an opportunity to visit the TBG’s Pop-up Garden Shop. The tour concludes with a private party (and toast!) in a secret garden. The tour is suitable for beginner to advanced riders, moving at an easy pace.
This group tour is offered in partnership with Toronto Bicycle Tours, who lead daily on and off the beaten track tours of Toronto for visitors and locals.
PREVIOUS GARDENS SHOWCASED ON THE TOUR