The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Toronto Horiticultural Society

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899. In Toronto, a horticultural society was established on the 1st of May, 1834 ; and from the reports of its exhibitions it appears to have succeeded. In 1840 a botanic garden was proposed by the governor, Sir John Colborne.