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Current seasonal hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Some events are included in your general admission / membership, while others require separate ticketing or registration. Click the activity you are interested in for more details.

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Speakers Series: A Chickadee's Guide to Gardening

Thursday, November 9, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Thursday November 9th

Speakers Series: A Chickadee's Guide to Gardening

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; RBG Centre

In the past we have designed our landscapes strictly for our own pleasure, with no thought to how they might impact the natural world around us. Such landscapes do not contribute much to local ecosystem function and support little life. Using chickadees and other wildlife as guides, Tallamy will explain how plants that evolved in concert with local animals provide for their needs better than plants that evolved elsewhere. In the process he shows how creating living landscapes sharing by our spaces with other living things will not reduce our pleasurable garden experiences, but enhance them.


Free lecture in celebration of Canada and Ontario’s 150th. Read more and reserve tickets at the link below.

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Location: RBG Centre
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Please note the daily events / activities listed here may be located in different garden areas from other events occuring on the same day. Please check the location in each listing, and consider travel time between gardens when creating your schedule for the day. General Admission paid at one garden area will allow you access into all other gardens for that same day. Click here for an overview of all our gardens and trails.