Living Plants, Liveable Communities

What is sustainable horticulture? What can it do for Canadian? Join horticulturalists, landscape professionals, scholars and the public as they craft answers to these questions, February 16 to 19, 2010 at the Royal Botanical Gardens. The conference will feature experts on everything from agriculture in urban settings to water management - and everything in between.

The following events and lectures have been planned:

  • Hands-on workshops one day only, Tuesday, February 16: plant identification, seed saving, cooking with local produce
  • Multidisciplinary panels, keynotes, presentations and poster sessions
  • Sessions: Sustainable Sites Initiative, water features, climate change, urban agriculture, native plants, green roof technologies and more
  • Keynote presentations: Dr. Jennifer Sumner, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Dr. David Galbraith, Royal Botanical Gardens, and Dr. Steve Windhager, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, Texas

More information and online registration can be found at

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