Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Vertical Vegetables!


VERTICAL VEGETABLES meeting April 15, 2014

Whether you have lots of space or only a limited area for growing vegetable, vertical growing can maximize the potential yield of your garden.

On April 15, 2014, the Bolton and District Horticultural Society welcomes Ken Brown, an engaging and popular speaker, to tell us more about various techniques to grow vegetables vertically.

The meeting starts at 7:30 pm at the Albion Bolton Community Centre.*

Ken Brown is a horticultural consultant, writer and photographer. He received his bachelor’s degree in horticulture from the University of Guelph. Ken worked as the Superintendent of Horticulture at the Toronto Zoo when it was being planned and built, where he was responsible for the planning and planting of all the indoor gardens and the overseeing of the outdoor landscaping contractors.

Ken owned and operated “The Plant Manager” an interior landscaping company for 20 years. He also has a horticulture teaching degree from the University of Toronto. Ken is a certified horticultural judge and he is a frequent speaker at horticultural meetings and seminars.

Ken’s writing and photography continue to be published in several magazines and newspapers. www.gardening-enjoyed.com, his web page, is a great source of advice, tips and updates all done with Ken’s usual enthusiasm and humour.

He currently spends most of his non-gardening hours writing for his web site, www.gardening-enjoyed.com and ezine Dallying In The Dirt.

*Location: Albion Bolton Community Centre, 150 Queen Street South (Regional Road/Highway 50) Bolton, ON in the AUDITORIUM on the 2nd floor (stairs and elevator access).

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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