Saturday, January 23, 2016
Thursday, February 11th, we will welcome the marvellous Claude LeDoux, Horticulture Manager for New Westminster Parks. In his talk, which he calls "Fifty Shades of Green", he will inspire and amuse us with his perspective on the unexpected pleasures of gardening!
Posted by Penny Street at 6:30 PM
Saturday, January 9, 2016
NEXT MEETING, 7:00 P.M., THURSDAY, JANUARY 14th
IN THE LEARNING RESOURCES CENTRE, BRITANNIA COMMUNITY CENTRE
For our first meeting of 2016, one of Grandview Garden Club's founding members, Tammyanne Matthew, will inspire us with a presentation, "Inspiration for Contemporary Urban Garden Design," showcasing some of the most Exciting Ideas, People, Plants and Gardens of the Modern World, this talk will be a sampling of new landscape architects, garden designers and their projects, new (successful) plant hybrids, current best practices for gardening in drought conditions, and innovative uses of materials and plants.
Tammyanne is a Vancouver-based landscape designer and the owner of Tammyanne ~ Specialty Garden Design & Collaboration. Her company specializes in innovative planting concepts, creating modern, ecologically functional landscapes and vibrant annual and bulb displays.
Tammyanne's designs can be seen at some of the most prestigious homes and well-known restaurants throughout the Lower Mainland. She has designed and personally planted over 2000 containers for high-end commercial and residential clients, including Joe Fortes Restauarant's iconic rooftop patio. Her work has been featured in Grey Magazine, Western Living, and The Vancouver Sun. Tammyanne lives in Grandview with her two daughters, Anna and Sophia, Mister William the Boxer, Jane and Lucy the cats, assorted fish, honeybees and a baby parrot.
Posted by Penny Street at 11:25 PM