Bio: Rene is newly retired from the Montreal Botanical Garden where he was curator of the alpine garden at for 23 years.
Robert Pavlis is a well-known speaker, and educator with over 40 years of gardening experience. He is the author of several books, Building Natural Ponds, Soil Science for Gardeners and Garden Myths
Sharon and John Bowler
Sharon and John Bowler are members of the Grimsby Garden Club and the Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society.
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Tom Freeth, trained in horticulture and landscape designing, is a nature lover in all its forms.
Tony Reznicek has recently retired from his day job as a Curator at the University of Michigan Herbarium, especially working with the flora and biogeography of the Great Lakes region, with strong interests in rare plant conservation, plant migration, and related topics.
Bio: I have been a lifelong gardener, but my first love was science. I graduated as a Registered Medical Technologist (Bacteriology) and worked in that field for 5 years.