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April General Meeting: Guest Speaker Sean James, "Simply Shrubs"

  • April 02, 2024
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Virtual (Zoom) and McConaghy Centre, 10100 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill
  • 100

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

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Sean JamesFocusing on Native Plants and cultivars of Native Plants (Nativars), Sean will share some of his top shrub picks for a variety of garden types, including rain gardens, shade gardens and sun gardens.  Discussion will also include shrub tolerance to different soil types such as clay and sandy.

Master Gardener Sean James, owner of Sean James Consulting & Design (www.seanjames-consulting.ca) is a graduate of Niagara Parks School of Horticulture with more than thirty years of experience in the horticultural industry. Named by GardenMaking magazine as one of “20 Canadians Making a Difference,” Sean is an advocate for eco-friendly gardening techniques. This will be his fourth presentation to our society.


The guest speaker for our fourteenth annual Barker Lecture is planning to attend the meeting in-person.  Should inclement weather prevent him from traveling to Richmond Hill, a live video broadcast of his remote participation will be projected onto a large screen in the auditorium.

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.

About In-Person Attendance at the McConaghy Centre: 

  • Doors to the auditorium open at 7 pm 
  • The meeting begins promptly at 7:30 pm
  • Please bring a mug or cup if you would like hot coffee or tea
  • All attendees are encouraged to register online for inclusion in door prize draws
  • Masks are not required, but are encouraged

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