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March 2019 Meeting Information

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, Jim Lounsbery will be speaking about "Little Known Garden Gems For The Landscape ".

Learn about ornamental and native deciduous plants and conifers that are not often found in the landscape trade. Jim will talk about many smaller type trees and shrubs that would be good for use in small urban landscape but not usually found there.

Jim is a Certified Arborist and co-owner, with wife Simone, of Vineland Nurseries, which specializes in unusual plants.

He has over 35 years experience in the field, is an instructor of Horticulture Landscape and Design Certificates at Mohawk College Hamilton and a lecturer on garden topics throughout Ontario and the USA

A past Manager of the Horticulture and Certificate Program, Mohawk College; former teacher at horticultural colleges such as Niagara and Humber; past Supervisor of Arboretum and Trails Systems Royal Botanical Gardens, Jim has made guest appearances on TV in the Gardeners Journal and Calling All Gardeners


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The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m., refreshments are available at 7:00 p.m.

This meeting will also feature our third People's Choice Photo Contest of 2019, with the subject "Going South".