January Meeting featuring Jay Akerley

Jan 12, 2020 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

If you have not already done so, please renew your membership for 2020  at this meeting . (We finalize the contact list for the printing of the Handbook on Wednesday of this week. Help us to ensure the Handbook is complete.)

Seedex orders will be available for pick-up after 1 p.m.

Members' Showcase  - Bev Sutton: The Magic of Coconut Products--Coir in the Garden

Sowing supplies will be available for purchase at this meeting.



North American Cordillera Plants for the Canadian Garden

Jay Akerley
Jay will explore with us the plants of the western mountain ranges from B.C. to Colorado and the Great Basin that are suitable for rock garden habitats.


Jay Akerley

Jay Akerley is a rock and alpine gardening enthusiast with gardens in both Greater Vancouver and high on the Thompson Plateau in BC's Interior. His degree in Geography from Simon Fraser University and subsequent training at the Pacific Horticulture College in Victoria nurtured an interest in the plants and landscapes of the world's montane and high steppe biomes. Over the past 15 years, he has been collecting seed in rugged environments across Western North America, contributing to seed exchanges and the collections of specialized growers around the world. He has published over ten articles in various journals, and participated as a volunteer with the North American Rock Garden Society, Alpine Garden Club of BC and other gardening clubs.


Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Ave. E
Toronto, ON