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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

June 22: Verena Sesin “Herbicide Use on Invasive and Endangered Plants”

Verena Sesin received her Ph.D. in Environmental and Life Sciences from Trent University last year, where she studied how herbicide use for invasive plant control may affect nearby native and … Continue reading

June 10, 2022 · Leave a comment

May 25: Susan Chan “Pollinator Garden Design”

Our first IN PERSON event in over 2 years, and we couldn’t be more excited! Sue Chan is our local “bee expert.”  We’re thrilled to have her back. Her enthusiasm … Continue reading

May 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

April 27: Doris Power, Zoom “The Netherlands & UK Garden Tour”

Doris received her Master Gardener Certificate in March 2013 after completing the Master Gardener Program through the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, now Dalhousie University. Doris discovered she had a real … Continue reading

April 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

March 23: Joyce Hostyn, Zoom: “Wildscaping”

Joyce Hostyn from Kingston, ON, is a rewilder who dreams of city streets lined with fruit and nut trees, wild parks and wild yards. Raised on a farm where her … Continue reading

March 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

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