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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

January 26, 2022: David T. Chapman “Wild, Weird & Wacky Weather”

David T. Chapman started doing photography at the age of 16. He is self-taught in the art of photography and has been pursuing his career professionally since the age of … Continue reading

January 6, 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

May 26 Double-Bill: Brian O’Hagan from O’Hagan Trees and Sean/Theresa Wilson of Selwyn Garlic Farms

Brian O’Hagan of O’Hagan Trees After growing up in Peterborough, and going through post-secondary in Ontario, Brian decided to get a job as a conservation officer in Manitoba. Living and … Continue reading

May 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

April 28 Double Bill: Harmony Evans from Wild Ginger Farmstead and Kara Carr from Rocky Meadows Lavender

Harmony Evans: Wild Ginger Farmstead is a female run market garden farm in Millbrook, Ontario. We focus on growing tasty and nutritious veggies by caring for our soil in a … Continue reading

April 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

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