During the Garden Bloggers’ Fling in Toronto, we visited the Toronto Botanical Garden, and in their own words, they are “a gardening education and information centre.”
Readers here know how I feel about Botanical Gardens and City Parks. They perform many great services to cities and to a greater extent than the Toronto Botanical Garden so humbly admits on their website.
Read my post on Public Gardens Matter for a bit of history how public gardens and public parks came about and why they are important to cities. If you want to know how the Toronto Botanical Garden and Edwards Gardens came about click their web page link here. There is no need for me to enlighten you on their history. But what they do for the City of Toronto is the same as what botanical gardens do worldwide to improve and enhance the way people live in cities.
Take a tour though my images because what the TBG did in creating this small 4 acre parcel is quite amazing. Some very talented designers and staff created a very inspiring place to bring the whole family for a day of enjoyment. The Toronto Botanical Garden is located at: 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario. If you get a chance to visit, you won’t be disappointed with their renowned ornamental gardens. The Centre is a beautiful structure of environmental sustainability and green architecture.
Click the images in the galleries to make larger. They are worth seeing.
The TBG does a stunning job of using boxwood and Taxus in an artistic manner. See how different beds are made. This is a botanical garden I will be seeing again and am glad I live within driving distance.