April Meeting: Fritz Kummert - Highlights of a Four Acre Garden in S.E. Austria

Apr 1, 2012 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

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 Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Drive, Toronto, ON  M4A 2N8 Canada



Highlights of a Four Acre Garden in S.E. Austria

Fritz Kummert
Fritz will describe the evolution of his own garden.


Fritz Kummert

Fritz Kummert had his apprenticeship in horticulture at the municipality gardens of Vienna, studied at the Horticultural College at Schoenbrunn at Vienna, and got his degree in 1963 and his academic degree "Dipl.-Ing." (similar to M.Sc.) in 1968, after completing his studies at the Agricultural University at Vienna. From March 1969 to August 1980 he lectured as professor for "Non-hardy ornamentals" at the Horticultural College at Schoenbrunn.  From September 1980 until August 2008, he worked as a horticultural adviser for the Agricultural Chamber of Styria, the south-eastern province of Austria. From 1972 up to 1995 he also lectured in "Horticulture" at the Agricultural University in Vienna. Fritz and his wife garden at Wohngraben which is situated in the south-eastern part of Austria in the province of Styria (Steiermark) at an elevation of approximately 480 m. He grows “a large collection of plants in a wide range, not really specializing in any particular genus”.


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