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Toronto African Violet and Gesneriad Society’s Meeting Place

Toronto Botanical Garden

TBG Building shown from a garden
View from the terrace garden

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The Toronto Botanical Garden is located in Toronto’s Edwards Gardens. TBG is a volunteer-based, charitable organization whose purpose is to inspire passion, respect and understanding of gardening, horticulture, the natural landscape and a healthy environment. The TBG offers an award-winning building design, a Library, and an array of 12 award-winning theme gardens spanning nearly four acres, designed to educate and inspire.

777 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto (North York), Ontario
M3C 1P2

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How to get there:

TBG is located at the south west corner of Leslie Street and Lawrence Avenue East.

By car:
If you are coming across the top of Toronto, take Highway 401 to the Leslie Street Exit. Drive south on Leslie until you get to the stop lights at Lawrence Avenue. You may turn right at the intersection and take the first on your left to enter Edwards Gardens and find the TBG, OR you may proceed straight through the lights and take the first right into the large parking area surrounding the TBG.
If you are coming from the south, take the Don Valley Parkway to Lawrence Ave exit west bound, go just past Leslie Street and turn left into the TBG parking lot.

Notice: During the summer of 2019, the TBG implemented Parking Fees. Members of TAVGS have their parking fees validated for our meetings. The fee is $2.50 per hour for others.

TBG Parking Lot
View of the parking lot and the meeting building

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Exit the Yonge Subway line at the EGLINTON station and take the 54(every 8 min) or 54A(every 8 min) bus. All bus routes go along Eglinton Ave. to Leslie St. and then north to Lawrence Ave. The TBG is on the Southwest Corner of Lawrence Ave E and Leslie St. Both the Lawrence East 54 bus and the 54A bus will deliver you right to the corner. Bus route 51(every 30 min) goes from Eglinton Station, North on Leslie to Steeles Ave E.

TBG Studio's
View of the Studios on the second floor
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Our meetings are held in the studios on the second floor. There is a stairway beside the Library and an elevator at back beside the Library. Occasionally we may meet at the Garden Hall on the main floor.