Posted: August 15, 2014
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Posted: August 5, 2014
If visitors are looking for flowers in the Botanical Garden, August is an ideal time to drop by. Starting in the Entrance Plaza, there are plenty of colourful plants, not least, the mounding stalks of Carolina border phlox (Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker') topped with its magenta pink blooms. Nearby, the glossy, red-edged leaves of the hardy creeping leadwort (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) provide the perfect foil for its crimson-budded, sky blue flowers. These are produced with increasing frequency toward the end of August.
Posted: July 25, 2014
Posted: July 25, 2014
Posted: July 3, 2014
Visiting the Botanical Garden in July is often a singular pleasure. When the temperatures finally rise to something resembling summer heat, the forested paths of the David C. Lam Asian Garden and BC Rainforest Garden beckon visitors to enjoy a cool respite from the sun. It's easy to while away the hours sitting on a bench by the pond in the Rainforest Garden watching the antics of a wide variety of birds and dragonflies.
Posted: June 13, 2014
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Posted: June 5, 2014
The verdant exuberance of June foliage is sometimes difficult to equal with flowers, but there are a number of ornamentals that manage the task. Among the commoner June flowers, roses and weigelas and earlier perennials such as geraniums and much of the daisy clan come to mind. In the Botanical Garden there are these, as well as a few less obvious examples that are worth looking out for.
Posted: June 1, 2014
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June 13 to 15, 2014
Toronto, ON . . . May 13, 2014 . . . Garden Daysis Canada’s coast to coast to coast, three-day celebration of our National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father’s Day.
Posted: May 9, 2014
Today, May 9th, is the American Public Gardens Association's National Public Gardens Day and although we are in Canada our garden is a member of this wonderful association of gardens. In celebration we asked Dr. Tara Moreau, our new Associate Director, Sustainability and Community Programs, to share her thoughts on public gardens. Here is what she had to say: