Anna Mizyn

Anna is originally from Poland, and came to Canada in 1989. In Poland, she spent 2 years at Horticultural College, and worked at the local Farmers Co-op. In her spare time she worked in local orchards as well as growing and selling some of her own plants.

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

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