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Cloverleaf – The Basics of Pruning: Keeping Plants in Order, by Anna Leggatt
May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
In this presentation with lots of visuals and a short video, Anna will share why to prune; when to prune; tools needed; how to prune and when not to prune. Using lots of examples from her own garden, Anna will help us make the right cut!
Anna Leggatt, a Toronto Master Gardener, is a former High School teacher in Botany, Chemistry and she worked for 30 years at the Kortright Centre for Conservation.
She is the Past Chair of the Ontario Rock Garden Society and former editor of its Journal; Past Director of North American Rock Garden Society; a member of GardenComm; and a former Program Director for East York Garden Club.
Anna has written articles for Toronto Life Gardening, Landscape Ontario and The Globe and Mail as well as Plant Portraits in Trellis (the Toronto Botanical Garden’s publication) and others in The Journal of the Ontario Rock Garden Society, NARGS, the Dutch Rock Garden Society and other non-profit organizations.
Anna won the NARGS Marvin Black Award in 2017, a Silver Award from GARDENCOMM in 2016 and prizes for photography.
Anna is basically a mad gardener, gardening in a comparatively large garden in Toronto with lots of shade and visiting mink, deer and groundhogs. She loves shrubs, bulbs, rock gardening, wildflowers, Japanese effects, working with stone and changing her garden design. Anna wants to grow vegetables. However, deer and groundhogs would like her to as well.