December Meeting featuring Jeff Mason of Mason House Gardens

Dec 13, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Following Jeff's talk, Virginia Hildebrandt will present "Five Reasons to Visit Newfoundland" as part of the Members Showcase series.

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It's time to renew your membership for 2016. To assist in the process, please bring us a completed membership renewal application and a written summary of any changes you would like to have made to your garden listing in the handbook.

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Presentation

High and Dry--25 Years on a Sand Dune

Jeff Mason
After moving to a new property in the middle of winter, Jeff's first shovel in the ground revealed a shocking surprise - SAND, and lots of it. Faced with this daunting challenge, Jeff had to come up with a strategy to create the garden he wanted. Jeff will share his trials, tribulations, live plants, dead plants and methods for creating a great garden in these harsh conditions.

Speaker

Jeff Mason

Jeff has spent a lifetime in the Horticulture industry. With over 30 years of experience, he has worked in virtually every aspect of the industry. He is owner of Mason House Gardens on Brock Rd in Coppins Corners, growing and supplying hardy perennials, specialty annuals, heirloom and uncommon vegetables, tropical plants and shrubs. In addition to teaching “Fundamentals of Gardening” at George Brown College, Jeff lectures to garden clubs, horticultural societies, as well as Canada Blooms. He has also contributed to Canadian Gardening and Gardenmaking magazines.

Location

Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Ave. E
Toronto, ON