Michael Pascoe

Michael Pascoe
Bio: 
Michael Pascoe is a plant 'nut' and has been one since childhood. Growing up in Cornwall, England he began his gardening career at age 6 with a home built greenhouse. Michael has travelled and worked throughout the world spending many years in South-East Asia. He is currently a professor and academic program coordinator for the Horticulture Programs at Fanshawe College, London, Ontario. Michael is a graduate of the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture, The University of Guelph, the University of Sussex and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He holds an MSc with distinction in Plant Conservation. Michael is an award-winning professor, receiving the Fanshawe College Distinguished Teaching Award, twice winner of the Landscape Ontario Past Presidents Award for his contribution to the horticulture industry. He was also awarded the prestigious Leadership in Faculty Teaching Award from the Province of Ontario for his ingenuity in teaching methods. Kernow Gardens Incorporated is a design consulting company, based in Strathroy, Ontario, operated by Michael. Past projects have included the London International Airport, London Life and Huron College. Michael was the first Canadian to win a Perennial Plant Association (PPA), award for his work on the Cuddy Garden (now owned by Fanshawe College), he won a second PPA award for his work on the Moore Residence in Thorndale, Ontario. Kernow Garden Inc. was also awarded a London Urban Regional Design Award for work on the London Life corporate offices. Michael is currently a professor and program coordinator as well as the director of gardens at Fanshawe College.

My Presentations

The A. M. Cuddy Garden and Rock Garden