Guest Speaker: Todd Boland
Topic: MUN Botanical GardenSecond stop on our virtual cross-country tour of botanical gardens
Located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) Botanical Garden (www.mun.ca/botgarden/) has cultivated gardens and meandering trails nestled in a spectacular boreal forest with beautiful displays of native and exotic plants, perennial and vegetable gardens. The province’s premier botanical garden includes five breathtaking trails that wander through trees, waterways, wetlands, and scenic vistas; more than 250 species of vascular plants, 120 species of birds, and 26 species of butterflies.
Todd Boland is the head horticulturist at MUN Botanical Garden and Vice-President of the North American Rock Garden Society. A prolific author, Todd’s books and photographic field guides include A Newfoundland Garden, Favourite Perennials for Atlantic Canada, Shrubs and Vines for Atlantic Canada, Wildflowers of Nova Scotia, Wildflowers of New Brunswick, Wildflowers and Ferns of Newfoundland, Trees and Shrubs of the Maritimes, and Trees and Shrubs of Newfoundland and Labrador. Todd is also on the editorial board of the Canadian national magazine “Canada’s Local Gardener”. For more information about Todd, his books and field guides, click here.
Members: Instructions for participation in this virtual event will be emailed to members twice - once on the Friday prior to the webinar, and again on Monday. Instructions are also available by logging into our site and checking the "members-only" version of this event.
Visitors: Guests are welcome to participate in this virtual event, part of a series on Canadian Botanical Gardens, at no charge. Instructions for participation will be emailed to non-society members who complete the registration process prior to the event start time - click on the "Register" button to begin.
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