She moved to her “cottage” from the Toronto area with her new husband in 1994 and after 2 years, started selling a few plants and seedlings out of that location…thus Anna’s Perennials, was started. In spring of 2000, they purchased a 97 acre property less than 10 km north and started constructing several acres of gardens and nursery beds. In late 2005 house construction/renovation started. The family started living at the new site in Nov of 2006.
Since 2003 Anna Perennials has been a vendor at the Peterborough “For the Love of Gardening” show. For several years, Anna has been giving talks/demonstrations to various horticultural groups in the area on many different topics, such as ‘drought tolerant plants,’ ‘building/planting garden troughs,’ and ‘planting in poor soil. See www.annasperennials.com