Sharing the wonder of Nature, through Education, Engagement, and Creativity
Snippy Tips IThis booklet assists you with the care of cut flowers and plant material. Included is information on conditioning, selecting and cutting flowers as related to specific flowers themselves as well as foliage and branches, vine cuttings, foliage from florists and house plants together with grasses.
Snippy Tips II
A booklet dealing with the drying and preserving of plant material. Methods detailed include air drying, glycerin mixture absorption, silica gel drying, microwave drying and freeze drying. A list of plants best suited for each process is also included.
Snippy Tips III
This booklet guides you through the care and propagation of house plants.
Should you wish to bring wildflowers into your city garden, this booklet provides you with valuable information regarding the choice, cultivation and care of common wild plants for the home gardener.
The Growing Years: A History of the Garden Club of Toronto 1946 - 2007
by Helen Skinner
This 156 page hardcover book encompasses 60 years of the Garden Club of Toronto’s contributions to our city. Fourteen public gardens and thousands of trees, flowers and shrubs colour and scent the air of Toronto because club members have recognized the importance of green space. Replete with photographs in both colour and black and white as well as numerous black and white drawings from the Garden Club of Toronto archives, the book follows members' activities from the Club's formation in 1946, through its major flower shows at the O'Keefe Centre, the Automotive Building, The Royal Ontario Museum, and Casa Loma to the present day annual Canada Blooms Flower and Garden Festival at the Metro Convention Centre.
Plants of Pioneer and Early Days in Ontario
This booklet was produced as a result of The Garden Club of Toronto's direct involvement with the planning and planting of authentic plants in the gardens at Black Creek Pioneer Village in 1967. It is the result of 3 years of studying old books, catalogues and diaries for information on early plant material.
Piet Oudolf's Planting of the Entry Garden Walk at the Toronto Botanical Garden
A book which provides the particulars of all plants originally planted in the garden including their individual light requirements, zoning information, height and width dimensions. Also included is a detailed map of the garden as designed by Martin Wade Landscape Architects in collaboration with Piet Oudolf.