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May 24: Sean James “Fusion Gardening”

Sean James has been gardening professionally since age sixteen. He owns and operates ‘Sean James Consulting & Design’. Named by Landscape Ontario as 2020 and 2021’s Garden Communicator of the … Continue reading

May 8, 2023 · Leave a comment

April 26: David Retallick “Pruning 101”

David Retallick was born in Peterborough, Ontario. In fact, he still lives on a a 50 acre farm just south of the city on highway 28. David grows perennial flowers … Continue reading

April 7, 2023 · Leave a comment

March 22: Liz Case “Growing Vegetables From Seed”

Liz moved with her husband Nick to the Haliburton area from Toronto in 1995.   In 2000, they bought a farm near Kinmount. It was in need of a lot of attention … Continue reading

March 4, 2023 · Leave a comment

February 22: Nancy Abra “What’s Bugging You?” on ZOOM

Nancy reports that she has been gardening all of her life. The family kitchen garden has always been a big part of it, growing up on a century farm on … Continue reading

February 9, 2023 · Leave a comment

January 25, 2023: Astrid Muschalla “The Future of Garden Design” on ZOOM

Design fundamentals are important, but a landscape isn’t static… it’s a living system. Astrid, an ecological garden designer for over 20 years, shares her main tips to help you create … Continue reading

January 7, 2023 · Leave a comment

November 23: Drew Monkman “Climate Change in the Kawarthas”

Drew Monkman is a graduate of Université Laval in Quebec City and the University of Toronto. He worked as a French Immersion teacher, until retiring in 2011. Drew is a lifelong … Continue reading

November 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

October 26: Emma Murphy “Over the Garden Gate – Touring Some Special English Gardens”

A Master Gardener based in Lakefield, Emma Murphy is also a member of the Peterborough and Lakefield horticultural societies. In May 2022 she and her husband Grant travelled to southern … Continue reading

October 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

September 28: Kerry Hackett “Endangered Herbs and Ethical Wildcrafting”

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

September 14, 2022 · Leave a comment

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