January 19, 2014
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Toronto Botanical Garden
Speaker: Frank Kershaw
Frank Kershaw is an award-winning horticulturist with more than 40 years experience in various horticultural fields. Currently, Frank devotes a lot of his time to teaching at George Brown College in the Garden Design Certificate programme, a partnership programme between George Brown College and the Toronto Botanical Garden. Over the years, Frank has visited over 4000 gardens , which has fueled his passion for gardening and garden design. He is always experimenting with plants and grows many of his own plants for his Toronto garden that has been featured in various garden books and magazines. Frank enjoys meeting gardeners and sharing his knowledge.
Franks talk on Small Gardens will focus on design tips for planning and designing a small urban garden. Techniques to make the small garden seem larger than reality and plants , including boundary -defining hedges will be highlighted. This talk should be of interest to anyone planning a new small garden or thinking of renovating an existing one.