Category Archives: Themed Gardens

Woodland Walk and Bird Habitat

Still under development, this garden located at the corner of Lawrence Avenue and Leslie Street, is highly visible from the street and announces the presence…

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…

Entry Garden Walk

The Entry Garden Walk was designed by Dutch garden designer and plantsman, Piet Oudolf.  His first Canadian project, this garden is inspired by his New…

The Greensward

The gentle, grassy slope of The Greensward is part of the north end of Wilket Creek Ravine. Wilket Creek eventually flows into the Don River…

Kitchen & Herb Garden

The kitchen garden is full of natural beauty and DIY ideas for growing your own veggies, herbs and more. You’ll also notice a compost bin…

Westview Terrace

The terrace connects the gardens to the building’s interior through the floor-to-ceiling windows, blurring the line between indoors and out. The Water Channel and Waterfall…

Teaching Garden

This garden, located a 5-minute walk through Edwards Gardens, provides a unique space for children to learn by interacting with the environment. Since 1998, the…

Beryl Ivey Knot Garden

Knot gardens demonstrate the formal art of pruning and shaping plants in a defined garden space.  They first appeared in English, French and Italian gardens…

Terraced Garden

This sculptural garden forms a buffer zone between the parking lot and the gardens.  Its underlying structure is built of waste from the original construction…

Nature’s Garden

This garden recreates two distinct habitats that form part of Toronto’s native plant heritage. The western area rests on part of the Wilket Creek ravine…