January 1, 2019
Canada Blooms hires head of horticulture
Canada Blooms hired Derrick Hawley as the new head of horticulture for the annual Toronto, Ont.-based festival. Hawley was recently a turf management and arboriculture instructor at Durham and Humber Colleges, and his educational background includes a bachelor of science in agribusiness and environmental studies from McGill University and a masters of science in agronomy from Iowa State University.
“I am honoured and excited to help showcase the best of what Canada Blooms has to offer,” Hawley said. “It is a world-class festival showcasing the absolute best in garden design and landscaping. It will be a welcome challenge to help bring it all together.”
Canada Blooms 2019 takes place March 8-17 at the Enercare Centre in Toronto, Ont., showcasing the theme, “A Family Affair.” For information on the festival, visit canadablooms.com.