The Sudbury Horticultural Society presents 
Helen Battersby:   
     'The Garden of Regrets'

In this info and image-packed virtual presentation you’ll meet the plants you wish you'd never planted – and learn how to avoid them (before you do) or to live with them and perhaps even love them (if you must).

For more than 30 years in her small city garden, Helen Battersby has battled one of a gardener’s toughest challenges – dry shade on sandy soil under giant Norway maples. This has, unfortunately, caused her to make many a regretful plant choice, and she hopes to save you from that misery.

Helen is a grad of Ryerson’s Landscape Design program and has spent 15 years as a volunteer with the Toronto Master Gardeners. A member of GardenComm, the Association for Garden Communicators, she has been published in magazines such as Garden Making and, with her sister Sarah, writes the award-winning  In 2017, the sisters took over publishing of a long-standing garden diary – which in 2019 was renamed the Toronto & Golden Horseshoe Gardener’s Journal and Source Book. Now in its 29th edition, the journal has loyal users from coast to coast.

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