Current Speakers

Joan Harding

Related Events: Decorating for the Christmas Season, Photo Show, Annual Meeting

Lesley Abram

Related Events: "Small Wonders – the Hidden World in Your Garden" and Pot Luck

John Statham

John's Garden and Gift Centre
Related Events: New Shrubs for Sun and Shade

Sandy and Melissa Spearing

Related Events: On-Site Tour of Groundcovers Unlimited

Beth Williams

Related Events: "Magical Miniature Gardens" and Flower Show

Susan Chan

Related Events: Pollinators: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful”

Judy Bernard

Related Events: Composting; Simple & Easy!

Liz and Nick Case

Related Events: "Getting to know each other" and Pot Luck Lunch

MJ Pilgrim

Related Events: Landscape Design: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly, "Garden Speak: The Language of Gardening" and Flower Show,

Cathy Dueck

Cathy is a lifelong naturalist who has been gardening since she was 19. A graduate of Trent University in Environmental Science, Cathy’s passion is teaching about land stewardship in its many forms. Founder of Peterborough’s Ecology Park which she directed for more than 20 years, Cathy is now working for Peterborough’s Parks and Forestry Division. Over the years, she has worked as a schoolyard consultant for Evergreen, a shoreline consultant for the Friends of the Trent-Severn Waterway, a guest speaker for horticultural societies, universities and colleges, and developed a range of programs for the public including environmental education for children and community-based urban forestry.

Related Events: "Raising Kids who Care; connecting children with gardeners & nature" and Flower Show, "Pollinators, What Every Gardener Should Know" and Pot Luck, Millennium Park Peterborough History, Pot Luck Lunch and "Homes for the Homeless- Taking Care of the Birds and the Bees",