Offered in partnership with Continuing Education at George Brown College, this certificate, for both beginners and avid gardeners, takes a practical approach to gardens and landscapes. Working horticulturists help students build the skills needed to design, install and maintain gardens in Ontario. Some courses offer field trips.
Samantha Armstrong was living the Hollywood dream. As a script supervisor, she accumulated an impressive resumé of more than 25 feature films (including The Recruit, The Hurricane and Four Brothers). But, after 17 years of long hours in the film industry, she was ready for a new challenge.
“I was looking for a career change,” she says. “Garden design was one of the things that attracted my interest immediately. I had enjoyed gardening on my own for many years; it was something I wanted to try professionally. It would be a big change, but I knew I would still need many of the organizational and other skills I developed working in the film industry.” [...more]