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Chinguacousy Garden Club: Sean James on Practical Perennials
October 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Attention: The Zoom presentation is limited to only Chinguacousy Garden Club members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for those interested in becoming a member.
Practical Perennials :Focusing on 50 or so perennials that provide easy care, long periods of interest’ seasonal colour, salt and shade tolerance. We’ll also cover how to grow them, plus spring and fall maintenance, as well as thoughts on designing, as well as thoughts on designing and growing & winter interest.
Named by Garden Making magazine as one of “20 Making a Difference”, gardening has been Sean James’ hobby and profession for over 35 years. A graduate of Niagara Parks School of Horticulture, a Master Gardener, writer, and teacher, Sean focuses on eco-gardening techniques, which makes sense since he grew up surrounded by nature near Crawford Lake in Campbellville. He has spoken from the Maritime to Seattle and landscaped from Nova Scotia to California. Sean has had the honour to be part of creating the new Ontario Landscape Tree Planting Guide, the Grow-Me-Instead guide, the Ontario Horticultural Apprenticeship Curriculum and the national Red Seal occupational Standard, and the Master Gardeners Reference Manual. He has participated in the professional advisory committee for Niagara College’s Landscape Program, chairing the Environmental Stewardship Committee for Landscape Ontario, the Environmental Committee for the Perennial Plant Association, moderating the Master Gardeners of Ontario Facebook page, judging the At American Selections garden competition and Hamilton’s Monarch Awards Hamilton. He has been the Ontario spokesperson for garden days Canada, He has appeared on many television and radio shows. Sean owns ‘Sean James Consulting & Design’ and instructs at Mohawk College.