Category Archives: Themed Gardens

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…

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…

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…

Floral Hall Courtyard

The privacy of this courtyard is preserved by a water feature wall, natural stone and espaliered fruit trees. Fragrant shrubs and white-flowering perennials make this elegant…

Arrival Courtyard

Dutch plantsman and nurseryman, Piet Oudolf,and local Toronto Landscape Architect, Martin Wade,collaborated on the design of the Arrival Courtyard. Bold and contemporary, geometric lines of…