Balcony Garden

Hello, I live in Toronto and have a very large balcony (5′ x 20′) that I am determined to make into a successful garden. Unfortunately, last summer was my first year attempting to garden, and I made some mistakes that…

Spring Clean-up: A Toronto Master Gardener Guide

Spring clean-up is an annual event. We now know to resist the urge to clean up the garden until temperatures are consistently above 10°C or 50°F. Many butterflies, pollinators and other beneficial insects overwinter in the dead leaves and hollowed…

Hardy Garden Ferns: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Ferns are fascinating and ancient plants, one of the first plant groups to adapt to life on land. They are found in a wide variety of habitats, from the Arctic to the tropics, with many species growing on all continents.…

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Our volunteers give presentations, conduct workshops or provide question and answer sessions for community groups, schools, garden clubs, horticultural societies, work groups and other organizations. We also staff advice clinics at community events, and partner with a wide range of…