Canadensis Presents: A Virtual Visit to Diversity Gardens @ Assiniboine Park Conservancy

A Virtual Visit  to Diversity Gardens @ The Leaf, Assiniboine Park Conservancy
Guest Host: Gerald Dieleman Senior Director, Horticulture

Thursday, September 30, 2021
700 PM  8:00 PM ET
Diversity Gardens @ The Leaf, Assiniboine Park Conservancy
Guest Host: Gerald Dieleman Senior Director, Horticulture

Registration for that event is now open. Register here.

About: The new outdoor Gardens at The Leaf offer close to 30 acres of gardens and greenspace in the southeast corner of Assiniboine Park. There are six areas to explore – Indigenous Peoples Garden, Kitchen Garden, Sensory Garden, Performance Garden, Seasonal Garden, and The Grove. 

What is The Leaf? The Leaf is being created as a magnificent indoor, multi-seasonal attraction, and one of the most visually stunning places of its kind in North America.

Guest Host: Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director, Horticulture, Assiniboine Park Conservancy

He is the Department Head for project planning and coordination for implementation of Public Garden and horticulture/landscape related capital projects at Assiniboine. He has been part of the team at Assiniboine Park since 2012. Prior to joining the Park, he worked as a Landscape Architect MHBC Planning

Mr. Dieleman earned his Master of Science in Public Horticulture from the University of Delaware and his BLA from the University of Guelph. He spent a year working as a gardener with the Royal Horticulture Society at Rosemoor Garden in the UK and did his graduate work at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania

This free presentation will be in English. We welcome questions and comments in both official languages, and responses will be in your language of choice.  Thursday, August 26th. FREE Event.

 About the Canadensis Presents Series: 

  We love bringing garden people together! With all the limited travel opportunities right now, the Canadian Botanical Garden Society (CBGS) has decided to bring the gardens to you in collaboration with the Canadian Garden Council. We have invited our colleagues at Destination/Botanical Gardens, located along the Canadian Garden Route, to offer virtual garden presentations that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

 Upcoming Presentations: 

 Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT)
Assiniboine Park Diversity Gardens, Winnipeg, MB
Guest Presenter: Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director, Horticulture

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021 (7-8 pm EDT)
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC
Guest Presenter: tba

More Virtual Garden Tours to be announced!

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By making a donation, you contribute directly to our mission to build Canadensis: The Garden Of Canada.


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