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September General Meeting: Guest Speaker Mike Prong, "Fusion Gardening"

  • September 06, 2022
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Virtual (Zoom) and McConaghy Centre, 10100 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill
  • 90


  • No Charge
  • Non-society members welcome for nominal fee


September General Meeting

Fusion Gardening® is a popular landscape design style you may have seen promoted by local municipalities. Why? It incorporates rain-water handling, drought-tolerance, and gardening with native plants to enhance biodiversity, all while being low maintenance. This talk touches on ways Fusion elements can be incorporated into the landscape and highlights some native species used for both their functional and aesthetic properties.

Over the last 12 years, Mike Prong has become a dedicated, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking advocate of green practices in the landscape industry. With extensive experience in both construction and design, coupled with a broad knowledge of horticulture, Mike has a reputation for transforming even the most basic of spaces into an eco-friendly oasis. Mike’s formal education includes horticultural studies at Fanshawe College and Mohawk College.

All general meetings begin with a welcome and general announcements, which precede introduction of the guest speaker. 

Members: Instructions for participation in this virtual and in-person event will be emailed to members twice - once on the Friday prior to the meeting, 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 and in-person event at a nominal fee of $5.00 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. 

About In-Person Attendance: We are excited to welcome our members and visitors back to in-person events at the McConaghy Centre! 

  • Doors to the auditorium open at 7 pm 
  • The meeting will begin promptly at 7:30 pm
  • The guest speaker's presentation will be projected onto a large screen
  • A selection of native plants will be available for sale
  • Please WEAR A MASK
  • No refreshments available
  • In-person attendees will be able to visit the Flower Show exhibits

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