Cultivate Your Green Thumb
59 St. George St
Gardening can provide tranquility, a sense of accomplishment and can be used as therapy. During this workshop, we will explore a variety of topics related to gardening, including horticultural therapy, shared and community gardens, balcony gardening, growing roses, hydroponic gardening, small garden landscaping techniques, new varieties of shrubs, organic gardening techniques, growing herbs and vegetables, starting seeds and seedlings indoors, transplanting, and interesting gardens around the world. This workshop may involve field trips in addition to classroom presentations and discussion.
Ross Linton, is a Q.C. and a Master Emeritus of the Superior Court of Justice. He is an avid gardener and was the president of the Canadian Rose Society. With the exception of one year, he's been a facilitator of courses since the Academy began.
Sandra Linton, has been an Academy member for the past eight years and a facilitator for the last two years. Her career as a software training specialist and instructional designer in the corporate world has kept her busy for the last 25 years. She also enjoys gardening.