Get Set to Grow: Plant Choices – native, nativar, exotic, or invasive?

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Event
KPL Info Services - Zoom

Event Details

Do you know what’s growing in your gardens? As gardeners review the growth of plants this spring at home and at vacation properties, Cathy Kavassalis asks us to look carefully at those plants that are now listed as 'invasive' in our region and to consider replacing them. Learn why and what alternatives are available.  


This program is in partnership with gardenKitchener.
For details about gardenKitchener
or to get a Zoom link for this event, please visit: gardenKitchener




Presenter Biography: 

Catherine Kavassalis is a passionate gardener and conservationist. A former chemist, she did her doctoral work at M.I.T. and later received a master's in environmental education from the University of Toronto. Now she volunteers as an educator and inspirational speaker. She is a member of the Halton Master Gardeners group, the Past President of Oakville Horticultural Society and a former member of the Board of Directors for the Royal Botanical Gardens. Catherine loves to garden and believes that caring for plants is critical for the wellbeing of our planet. Catherine enjoys learning and sharing knowledge and by doing so endeavours to stimulate interest and awe in the living world. 


The opinions of speakers do not necessarily reflect the values and mission of the Kitchener Public Library. We champion the right for ideas to be heard and words to be expressed without censorship. Intellectual freedom is a fundamental right. 


Event Type(s): Adult Learning
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: gardenKitchener
Kristin.Johnson-Perlock

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