Paul Zammit: Former Director of Horticulture

Paul Zammit, a graduate of the University of Guelph, is the former Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden. He is a regular speaker at garden clubs and horticultural trade shows inspiring audiences across Canada and in the United States. In recent years, Paul has presented in Germany, Switzerland and Bermuda. He has appeared both on television and in print.

Paul and Uli’s home garden has been featured in Canadian Living, Gardening Life, Canadian Gardening and Gardening How-To. His personal garden was awarded first place in the environmental garden category in the 2001 City of Toronto Garden Contest followed by an award in 2003 for the Best Use of Plant Material in the City of Toronto West District Garden Contest.

Paul’s container designs have also been showcased in numerous gardening magazines. Most recently, on the cover of the May 2011 issue of Canadian Gardening. In 2008, he won first place in the Scotts Miracle-Gro, Do Up the Doorstep competition, for his container entry at Canada Blooms.

Paul has been awarded the Young Professionals award by the Perennial Plant Association. In 2010, he was the recipient of an Industry Service Award.

Formerly, he was at Plant World, a large retail garden centre where he was the perennial department manager for almost two decades.

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