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Woodlanders: Companion Plants for the Woodland Garden
April 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
View the adorable unique plants that Shawn grows in his Calgary home as he talks about the plants he is so passionate about, especially Cypripedium orchids.
Our presenter, Red Seal Journeymen landscape gardener Shawn Hillis, has more than two decades of accomplishments with a diversified palate of experience in the green industry. Shawn is the sole proprietor and the inspired spirit behind Garden Slippers. Garden Slippers is a small nursery dedicated to propagating native temperate orchid species and their hybrids. Garden Slippers is proud to be in its 15th season of informing, educating and making these rare exotic gems available to the Canadian gardener. The Canadian Orchid Congress has awarded Shawn with a career achievement award for his tireless efforts in bringing these exotic gems into cultivation here in Canada. Garden Slippers has received 8 Awards of merit from the American Orchid Society.
Non-members of CRAGS are invited to either join CRAGS (on the Members page), or register for this event for a small fee via Eventbrite. Members do not have to register.