February 15, 2022
Plant Symposium 2023


In-Person registration - only 40 in-person spots remain. In-person registration closes at 8:00PM on February 13, 2023.

Virtual registration - closes at 3:00PM on February 14, 2023. 


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Join the community, connect, learn and grow at the annual Plant Symposium.


This is a hybrid event with a capacity of 200 in-person seats. In-person registrants will be provided with lunch and refreshment breaks.


The 2023 edition is presented with recognition of the OALA. Sessions qualify for OALA Continuing Education Credits.



9:00 AM Welcome / Sponsors
9:10 AM Stefan Weber | Seeds, Seriously
10:10 AM Panel Discussion
Jeff Olsen, Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Ltd.
Brent Vanderkruk, NVK
Cathy Feenstra, Millgrove Nurseries
Andrea Hartman, Millgrove Nurseries
Kim Iceton, Somerville Nurseries
11:10 AM BREAK
11:20 AM Becky Moule | Native Trees in the Urban Landscape - An Arborist's Perspective
12:20 PM LUNCH
1:10 PM Jonas Spring | Seed Orchard - Toronto Seed Strategy
1:20 PM Paul Heydon BSc Agr. | Why Garden with Native Plants
2:40 PM

Courtney McCann | Landscape Ontario Workforce Development

2:50 PM Paul Zammit | Rethinking Beauty: The Power and Potential of the Gardens We Care For
3:50 PM Closing Remarks

 Presenting Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors



Contributing Sponsor

        canadale nurseries




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