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February 26: Vern Bastable of GreenUp “Choosing the Right Tree”

Vern Bastable is the Manager of GreenUP Ecology Park and Landscape Programs. Vern has been an integral part of GreenUP’s urban forest program and the operations of the tree nursery … Continue reading

February 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

January 22: Erin Muscutt “Fossilized Plants that Still Exist Today”

Erin Muscutt has been professionally gardening for 25 years.  She graduated from Durham College with a diploma in General Arts & Science.  Later she attended Humber College where she attained … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

November 27: Vikki Whitney “Winterscaping: Not your average holiday decor”

Victoria Whitney is the General Manager of Griffin’s Greenhouses, her family business operating in Peterborough, 5 km north of Trent University. Griffin’s is currently celebrating its 43rd year of helping … Continue reading

November 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

October 23: Nikola Warnock “An Introduction to Alpine Troughs and Scree Gardening”

Nikola has enjoyed gardening and nature from a young age. She majored in sculpture at Mount Allison University and believes that gardening is a very sculptural experience. She has her … Continue reading

October 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

September 25: Thom Luloff “Gardening & Critters: The Perfect Mix”

Thom Luloff is a Professor of Fish and Wildlife Sciences at Fleming College, having completed his degree in medical science from the University of Western Ontario. In addition to teaching he … Continue reading

September 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

June 26: Suzanne Catty “Distilling Demo: How essential oils and hydrosols are extracted”

Suzanne is an internationally recognized researcher and practitioner in the fields of aromatherapy and holistic health.  She learned the European traditional and medicinal uses of plants from her family, especially … Continue reading

June 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

May 22: Kerry Hackett “Eat Your Weedies”

Kerry has been a Medical Herbalist for almost two decades and holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Central Lancashire (UK). She is a professional member of … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

April 24: Dawn Golloher “New 2019 Easy Care Perennials”

Dawn Golloher is one of our own members with 26+ years membership in our club and she is also the owner of Gardens Plus. The business was established in 1995 … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

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