Date/Time Event
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HT Certificate Module One: Foundations of Horticulture As Therapy

Weekends, May 27 & 28, June 10 & 11, 24 & 25, July 8,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Explore the evolution of the therapeutic use of gardens and gardening. This introduction to professional practice in Horticultural Therapy (HT) will focus on the many proven benefits of connecting with plants. Examine the therapeutic foundations used to create HT programs for diverse populations.
Public $625; Members $575
[PG17S29] Margaret Nevett, HTR


Sunday, June 11, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Through the Garden Gate: North Rosedale & Moore Park Through the Garden Gate: North Rosedale & Moore Park

Toronto Botanical Garden’s 30th annual Through the Garden Gate is one of Canada’s largest private garden tours. This self-guided tour enables participants to discover the 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 to “hop on and hop off” along the route. Knowledgeable Toronto Master Gardeners will be at each garden to answer any questions about the plant materials and design features. More info…

Sunday, June 11, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Urban Beekeeping Series Group B

The Urban Beekeeping Series is taught by seasoned beekeeping instructors and long-time members of the urban beekeeping group, Toronto Beekeeper’s Cooperative. This series gives you hands-on experience with managing hives, as well as provides you with simple steps to support honeybees and other important pollinators in the city, whether you intend to keep your own bees or just enjoy learning about their care.

Including in-class and “in-hive” components, this series provides grounding in basic beekeeping.
Instructors: Mylee Nordin, Cathy Kozma and Oliver Couto.

Group B PG17W21 – Session 4 of 8: The Summer Hive Check
Rain date: Sunday, June 25, 1 to 4 p.m.
Learn to handle hive equipment and identify the queen, worker and drone bees. Assess honey stores, look for signs of parasites and review organic solutions to this problem.


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