Whether you’re a green thumb with an out-of-control plant collection, or a novice plant-lover looking to learn more, Toronto has you covered this month! From DIY terrariums to plant photography lessons and everything in between. So pull out those super chic gardening gloves and dig into these amazing plant-based activities.
Plant Walk In High Park
Location: 1873 Bloor Street W
Why you need to go: This guided plant walk in the park will teach you about the magical and medicinal properties of the plants around us. The walk starts at 6 pm on July 10th, weather permitting.
Terrarium Workshop at Stamen & Pistil Botanicals
Location: 1567 Dundas Street W
Price: Prices may vary
Why you need to go: This Sunday afternoon workshop will teach you how to build a beautiful plant terrarium that you can take home. You will receive a large terrarium that you can fill with your choice of plants and decorative items. The next workshop is on July 14th at 12 pm.
Jomo Studio Plant Swap
Location 28 Bathurst Street
Why you need to go: This is the perfect opportunity to trade in old plants you may be tired of for new and exciting ones. Pop in this Saturday, July 6th for plants, snacks, and an optional concrete planter workshop.
Smartphone Nature Photography For Beginners at Toronto Botanical Gardens
Location: 777 Lawrence Avenue E
Why you need to go: Learn how to up your plant photography game in this 3-hour workshop. You will learn lighting and composition techniques for your smartphone as you walk along the beautiful Wilket Creek. The workshop is being held from 1-4 pm on July 22nd, weather permitting.