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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

February 23: Anna Leggatt, “Starting Seeds”

Anna comes to us highly recommended from other societies in our area. She is a self-proclaimed “mad gardener, gardening in a comparatively large garden in Toronto with lots of shade … Continue reading

February 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

November 24: Cathy Kavassalis, “Small Trees for Small Spaces”

Catherine Kavassalis is a passionate gardener and conservationist. She is a Master Gardener and loves to answer questions posed in the popular Master Gardeners of Ontario Facebook forum. Catherine loves … Continue reading

November 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

October 27: Denise Hodgins, “Caring for Indoor Plants”

Denise is a former college instructor who particularly enjoys the opportunity to continue teaching through being a Garden Coach. Many homeowners are eager to learn more about their own gardens … Continue reading

October 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

September 22: Paul LaPorte “Building Biodiversity with Native Plants”

Paul LaPorte is the owner of Ephemeral Ark Nursery (specializing in native woodland species) and consultant on ecological gardening and design. Living in the Greenbelt of the GTA, he has … Continue reading

September 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

June 23 Double Bill: Joe & Hazel Cook from Blossom Hill, and Anna Mizyn from Anna’s Perennials

Blossom Hill Nursery specializes in delphiniums and peonies as well as other hardy perennials. Our plants, including delphiniums and peonies are grown in our own fields. The peonies are propagated … Continue reading

June 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

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