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 are members of the Grimsby Garden Club and the Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society.

Web Site: http://www.mun.ca

Bio:  Todd Boland lives in St. John's Newfoundland where he is currently Research Horticulturistat Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Tom Freeth, trained in horticulture and landscape designing, is a nature lover in all its forms.

Bio:  Tony describes himself as an ‘avid gardener, with interests in native plants, rock gardening, Chinese and Japanese woodland plants, hardy succulents, and plants of evolutionary and botanical interest.’

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.