Feature Areas

FEATURE GARDENS and MORE!

Looking for design ideas, inspiration, trusted & reliable landscapers, water feature experts or outdoor kitchen appliances?

With lots of landscapers and feature exhibits at the 2019 Backyard Living Expo ranging from outdoor kitchens, ponds, hardscaping, softscaping and a designer’s area of how to create a luxury retreat in your own backyard, you’ll find lots of possibilities and more!

                   

WEBER GRILL STAGE

Weber’s top grill chefs are back for the third year and are upping the ante!

Grill Master Michael P. Clive brings you the most popular menu items offered at the Weber Grill Academy.

Learn how to prepare the best of both land and sea – and yes, dessert too – using tips, tricks and grilling techniques to help make you a backyard hero.

And be sure to get seats for our annual grill-off with six local chefs, hosted by Ted Reader. It’s not only entertaining and informative, it’s delicious!

Click here for the Presentation Schedule

PRO SERIES STAGE

Head over to the Pro-Series stage and learn everything you need to know from doable DIY backyard projects to gardening tips and tricks!

The Bro-Laws will be on stage all three days and will help you plan your outdoor reno budget while sharing the latest and greatest from the outdoor world this year!

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THE INTERACTIVE OUTDOOR KITCHEN

Whatever the elements at the Backyard Living Expo, you won’t want to miss heading outside to the tented outdoor Interactive Backyard Kitchen!

Looking for a new outdoor appliance but aren’t sure if its the right fit for you? Or do you have a smoker but aren’t sure of all the foods you can cook on it?

Find the answer to these questions and more, from some of your favorite BBQ brands.

There will be scheduled product demonstrations going on throughout the weekend!

BACKYARD SIPS

The Backyard Sips feature area will no doubt introduce you to your 2019 new favorite beer, spirit or mixed drink!

There is a great line up of exhibitors so be sure to stop by and sample some delicious beverages while you help to support Tim Horton Children’s Foundation.

THE ULTIMATE BACKYARD KITCHEN by DICKSON BARBEQUE CENTRE

Visit The Ultimate Backyard Kitchen by Dickson Barbeque Centre and find all the inspiration and expertise you need to build your dream outdoor kitchen.
With partners Lynx, Sedona, Napoleon and NatureKast, this beautiful outdoor kitchen display will have you dining al fresco in style this summer!

BACKYARD PARADISE

Stroll through Backyard Paradise and get inspired to create your own outdoor space!

This layout can be easily modified for gardens large and small to include spas, cabanas or anything you need to create your dream space.

Using a variety of Techo Bloc Pavers you can see how many different details can be included in your design.

From a cozy nook to a large covered lounging space for cooking and entertaining you will find everything you need to create that space you have always wanted!

The water feature consists of natural stone columns and demonstrates capturing water that can be used in the garden, or to create rain gardens, or many ways to keep the water on your property since proper draining is becoming a problem in many municipalities.

Be sure to visit us to discuss any of these features in detail!

Designed by Garden Retreats and built by Trillium Maintenance Inc.

THE GLAMP SITE

Looking for a backyard hideaway or extra sleeping quarters in your backyard space?
Let Lotus Belle Tents and Kristiina Eland Interiors let your imagination run wild in their beautiful display of outdoor comfort.

Contributing Partners

CHILDREN'S GARDEN

Etobicoke Master Gardeners invites you to join the Children’s Garden for an opportunity to get your hands dirty while enjoying hands on gardening experiences including learning how to care for different plants, plant the seeds and take them home to watch them grow. Learn about pollinators and wildlife in the garden, make a grass head and how to care for the grass as it grows, and other fun and creative activities. Children will have a great time discovering the joys of gardening in this fun and educational gardening experience.
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Have a garden or horticulture question? Ask An Expert.
Drop by the Etobicoke Master Gardeners Advice Clinic and visit our skilled horticulturalists bringing your questions, plans, pictures and dilemmas, and they will have you walking away with a number of solutions and ideas.

KIDS ZONE

Don’t forget to bring your family by the Springfree Outdoor Play Zone!

There is lots to discover including going for a bounce on the world’s first Smart Trampoline!

BACKYARD SIPS

Don’t forget to bring your family by the Springfree Outdoor Play Zone!

There is lots to discover including going for a bounce on the world’s first Smart Trampoline!

BACKYARD EATS

Don’t forget to bring your family by the Springfree Outdoor Play Zone!

There is lots to discover including going for a bounce on the world’s first Smart Trampoline!

FEATURE GARDEN1

Don’t forget to bring your family by the Springfree Outdoor Play Zone!

There is lots to discover including going for a bounce on the world’s first Smart Trampoline!

FEATURE GARDEN2

Don’t forget to bring your family by the Springfree Outdoor Play Zone!

There is lots to discover including going for a bounce on the world’s first Smart Trampoline!

FEATURE GARDEN3

Don’t forget to bring your family by the Springfree Outdoor Play Zone!

There is lots to discover including going for a bounce on the world’s first Smart Trampoline!

FEATURE GARDEN4

Don’t forget to bring your family by the Springfree Outdoor Play Zone!

There is lots to discover including going for a bounce on the world’s first Smart Trampoline!