Master Classes

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The Art of Composting
Thursday, September 13, 7 to 9 p.m.
Public $43; Members $35
Join compost expert Bob Paulin and learn everything you’ve always wanted to know about composting, but were afraid to ask! We will review key compost ingredients and preparation, how to manage the process over time and the best application techniques for soil improvement and plant growth. For experienced gardeners.
[PG12F48] Bob Paulin

Mastering the Above-Ground Garden
Friday, October 12, 1 to 3 p.m.

Public $43; Members $35
Join Terry McGlade, the designer of the TBG green roof and recent TBG speaker, to discover the many delights that await the balcony, terrace and rooftop gardener. Get the dirt on the best soils, containers and watering techniques while learning how to handle such issues as wind and barriers. For experienced gardeners.
[PG12F35] Terry McGlade

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Aldona Satterthwaite about the author: Aldona Satterthwaite

Aldona Satterthwaite started gardening as a child and has never stopped. Until recently, she was the executive director of Toronto Botanical Garden. Previously, Aldona was editor-in-chief of Canadian Gardening magazine, which during her eight-year tenure was twice named Magazine of the Year (large circulation category) by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors. In 2007, she was co-named Editor of the Year. Aldona, who’s a Master Gardener, completed her journalism studies at the Regent Street Polytechnic (now Westminster University) in London, England and studied landscape architecture at Ryerson University. She’s enjoyed a varied and successful writing and editing career that has spanned magazines, advertising and the museum world, and has included stints as Director of Writing Services at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and as manager of creative services at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

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