Leaside Garden Society – Speaker Series – Michael Erdman

Leaside Garden Society Currently On-line-Zoom meetings, Toronto, Ontario

Michael Erdman developed his keen interest in gardening and horticulture when he bought his first house in Toronto's Riverdale neighbourhood in the late 80's. Although his grandfathers in Waterloo had tutored him as a child in the culture of roses and growing vegetables, there was a long interlude between opportunities to get his hands dirty. […]

No cost if member

Plant Health for a Changing Climate with Jen Llewellyn

Online event

Higher daily temperatures and longer growing seasons are having impacts on our landscape plants and the ecosystems around them. Jen will discuss gardening practices we can all employ to support beneficial organisms, minimize stress and increase resilience to pests in an ever-changing climate. This talk is part of the virtual speaker series, Gardening in a […]

Free

Native Orchid Ecology and Conservation with Dr. Dennis Whigham

Online event

Join us online to learn about fascinating and beautiful native orchids. Dr. Dennis Whigham is the Founding Director of the North American Orchid Conservation Center with a goal of assuring the survival of all native orchids in the U.S. and Canada. The presentation will focus on the ecology of native orchids, the foundation upon which […]

Free

Vegetable Gardening, Crop Rotation

Burlington Seniors Centre 2285 New Street, Burlington, ontario

Hanna Jacobs - Matchbox Garden and Seed Co will present on Vegetable gardening, crop rotation and companion planting. Wednesday March 8/23 at 7 pm - In person and Zoom For a zoom link, please email:  [email protected]

Fusion Gardening with Sean James

Online event

Fusion Gardening blends LID (rainwater handling) with xeriscaping (drought-tolerant gardening) and folds in plantings to mitigate the effects of climate change and enhance biodiversity. One of the main focus of this style is beauty and we’ll address the backbone of each of these disciplines and discuss how to do each artfully. This talk is part […]

Free

Transforming Landscapes in a Changing Climate with Cathy Kavassalis

Online event

We gardeners shape landscapes with our plant choices. Those choices have consequences. Escaped garden plants are the primary source of invasive plants in Canada, and that problem will only grow as our climate warms. Come and learn how we can make better choices to safeguard nature. This talk is part of the virtual speaker series, […]

Free

“Gardens of Mexico” with Wolfe Bonham

Online event

Mexico is a vast country of tropical jungles, cactus filled deserts, and beach front palm trees. This creates a huge mix of ecosystems, and a wide range of plants to see. No matter which area of Mexico you would like to visit, there are dozens of incredible gardens to visit. Several winters ago landscape designer […]

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