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Virginia Hildebrandt – Newfound...

Virginia Hildebrandt – Newfoundland Plants – where to find them and what to look for

January 10th, 2016. 2PM. Toronto Botanical Garden Our guest speaker, Virginia Hildebrandt, will share with us her experiences in a beautiful part of Canada. Her talk is entitled “Newfoundland Plants – where to find them and what to look for”. Newfoundland is home to not only to our native Rhododendron canadense but to other plants related to it, members of the […]

Laura Grant and Bob Ramik – The...

Laura Grant and Bob Ramik – The Joy of Garden Tours

November 15th, 2015. 2PM. Toronto Botanical Garden Our long-time members Laura Grant and Bob Ramik belong to several horticultural groups which offer garden tours, usually during their annual meetings. They love these opportunities to peek behind garden gates and absorb the owners’ artistry, creativity and enthusiasm. Grand estates and botanical gardens never fail to impress, but surprises can be found […]

Kevin Kavanagh – Rhododendrons,...

Kevin Kavanagh – Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Magnolias in Southern Ontario – my experiences over two difficult winters

September 20th, 2015. 2PM. Toronto Botanical Garden that he launched in 2005 in heart of Ontario’s ‘Carolinian zone’. Although an avid gardener for much of his life, Kevin has spent most of his professional career in the field of biodiversity conser-vation working most recently for The Nature Conservancy of Canada and prior to that for 15 […]

Wolfegang Bonhom – The Gardens ...

Wolfegang Bonhom – The Gardens of British Columbia  – Rhodos, Mosses and Mountains – Oh My!

March 22nd, 2015. 2PM. Toronto Botanical Garden Wolfegang Bonham’s blog obsession with gardening began with a few plants in front of his jewelry business more than 10 years ago.  Formal studies in   landscape design and horticulture, and practical experience in the trade    complemented his obsession and led him to open his business Peace, Love, and Landscaping in 2006. To […]

Anna Leggatt – Japanese Gardens

January 18th , 2015. 2PM. Toronto Botanical Garden Anna has been a long-time member of our Society. She has a BSc. in Botany (London University), a Diploma in Nature Interpretation (Humber College) and a Diploma in Horticulture (University of Guelph). She is a nature interpreter at the Kortright Center for Conservation. Anna loves shrubs, bulbs, rock gardening, […]

Marion Jarvie – A Thornhill Gar...

November 23rd, 2014. 2PM. Toronto Botanical Garden Marion Jarvie is a passionate plantswoman who has been gardening in Thornhill for over forty years. She loves plants and invites any and all to her garden where you will find the hardiest of varieties side by side with plants from all over the world. Marion has been […]

Ken D. Cochran – Learn, Explore...

March 23rd, 2014 Toronto Botanical Garden Ken Cochran serves as Program Director of Secrest Arboretum on The Ohio State University Wooster Campus, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, OARDC. Secrest Arboretum & Gardens, a public arboretum and gardens, is an outdoor laboratory wherein people of all walks of life • Learn • Explore • Wonder […]

Frank Kershaw: Small Urban Gardens

January 19, 2014 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Toronto Botanical Garden Speaker: Frank Kershaw Frank Kershaw is an award-winning horticulturist with more than 40 years experience in various horticultural fields. Currently, Frank devotes a lot of his time to teaching at George Brown College in the Garden Design Certificate programme, a partnership programme between George […]

2013 in Edwards Gardens

2013 was a great year for bloom in the rhododendron beds at Edwards Gardens – magnolias, rhododendrons, hydrangeas – all were full of flowers. Most of our volunteer hours this season went into the renovation of a bed on the lower level. Last fall Parks organized the removal of the last of the dead […]

Dr. Stephen L. Krebs – Moderniz...

Our March talk was given by Steve Krebs from the Holden Arboretum in Ohio. David G Leach Research Station @ The Holden Arboretum   R. ‘Holden’s Spring Herald’ (2011 introduction) 55 Arboretums Everyone Should Put on Their Bucket List  



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Schedule – 2018

General Meeting

Location: Toronto Botanical Garden
Date: Sunday November 4th, 2018
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
(free admission, free parking)