Date/Time Event
Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Botanical Art

Work at your own pace and develop your own botanical painting style in this relaxed class with experienced instructor, Leslie Staple. All levels welcome. Bring watercolour materials and an inspirational subject.

FULL SESSION – TEN CLASSES [PG17W03] Public $336; Members $280
HALF SESSION – FIVE CLASSES [PG17W04] Public $174; Members $145


Thursday, February 16, 2017
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TBG Organic Farmers' Market TBG Organic Farmers' Market

The market takes place YEAR-ROUND on Thursdays, 2 to 7 p.m. (The market moves indoors during the winter), ready-to-eat foods from 1 p.m.

Choose the freshest, healthiest foods, and meet organic vendors in one of Toronto’s most beautiful gardens. You’ll find salad greens all winter, vegetables, delicious ready-to-eat foods, free-range eggs and chicken, grass-fed beef, pork, lamb and chevon, cheeses, yoghurt and kefir, maple syrup, jams, honey, all-natural personal care products, soaps and candles, dried fruits and nuts, olive oil, kombucha and kimchi, oils and vinegars, breads, tempting sweets and savouries, gluten-free baked goods, and organic VQA wines.

Free parking is available on site. Toronto Master Gardeners are also on hand, providing an Advice Clinic.


Thursday, February 16, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Backyard Urban Farming

Public $96; Members $80
Get serious about growing good food in your backyard with this three-week intensive led by Backyard Urban Farm Company (BUFCO) who will have you seed- and soil-savvy in time for spring. Week one will cover garden planning, companion planting and crop rotation; week two will cover designing and constructing with raised beds and containers; and week three will cover growing from seed and planting your garden. Students will create their own garden plans and go home with a new package of organic seeds each week.
[PG17W10] Arlene Hazzan Green & Marc Green


Thursday, February 16, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TBG Lecture: Plant-hunting in the American West: How Garden Plants are Domesticated

Kenton lives in his high desert hometown of Grand Junction, Colorado, where he enjoys all things gardening. After retiring as head of horticulture for Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, he pursued plant-related international travel, falling in love with crevice gardens in the process. After returning to the United States he began work in the Denver horticultural scene, starting
his own company, Paintbrush Gardens, which installs non-irrigated and xeric landscapes incorporating rock and crevice gardening. Kenton has written for many horticultural publications,
including Horticulture magazine and Rock Garden Quarterly, and blogs at

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 $15; Students (with ID) $12
Door sales only

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