Monday, October 24th 7:00pm
Speaker: Catherine Kavassalis
Topic: Weird and Wonderful Ferns
Catherine Kavassalis is a passionate gardener and conservationist. She is a member of the Halton Master Gardener group, Co-President of Oakville Horticultural Society and a former member of the Board of Directors for the Royal Botanical Gardens. A scientist, educator and inspirational speaker, Catherine endeavours to stimulate interest and awe in the living world ... and she thinks ferns are awesome! They are the quintessential plant - charming, elegant, graceful, delicate, yet strong and adaptable. Come learn about weird and wonderful ferns from the desert to the Arctic. See the fascinating potato ferns that house ants and the iridescent ferns that glow in the dark. What makes a fern? The answer may surprise you. For your garden or home, there is a fabulous fern for you. Let's start a new fern craze together.