Ben is a fourth-generation urban gardener and graduate of University of Guelph and Dalhousie University in Halifax.
Ben’s interest in growing really began while working maintenance at the local golf course through high school, before heading off to the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus where he completed a Diploma in Agriculture.
Colour and Design Expert
Janice is the owner of Janice Fedak Colour and Design, a Toronto based design firm.
She is a member of the Colour Marketing Group and has a very diverse background in colour and design. Using the latest trends and influences that are emerging around the world, Janice presents her clients with colour direction and design ideas. She creates colour palettes and designs that enhance and define living spaces that fit the people who spend time in the space. Janice has done many presentations on Colour & Design and has also been a guest expert on both HGTV and the W- Network.
Vision TV and Classical FM Personality & Artist
Marilyn Lightstone, one of Canada’s most respected actresses, is known for her moving performances on stage, screen, and television.
Currently, she is the Host Voice for The New Classical 96.3fm, and the Vision, Joy, and One television channels.
Miss Lightstone invites you to join her every evening from 11pm until 1am for Nocturne, a program of classical music, commentary and poetry, exclusively on THE NEW CLASSICAL 96.3 FM.
Listen to previous episodes of Nocturne here.
Download Marilyn’s song The Light Shines All Over the World on itunes here
'Tanner Z' Zipchen
Cineplex Pre-Show Host
Tanner Zipchen was born and raised in Saskatoon where he began his career as a radio host with shows broadcast all over Saskatchewan. Eventually, his passion for entertainment took him across Canada as a panel host at some of the country’s largest Comic and Entertainment Expos. Today, Tanner lives in Toronto where his newest role as the Cineplex Pre-Show Host has him visiting movie sets around the world, interviewing actors and directors, and, of course, hosting TimePlay before each movie! He is proud to represent Canada both nationally and internationally, and, as a former gardener himself, he is excited to attend at his first Canada Blooms!
Emcee - Paul Zammit
Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden.
He is a regular speaker at garden clubs and horticultural trade shows inspiring audiences across Canada and in the United States. In recent years, Paul has presented in Germany, Switzerland and Bermuda. He has appeared both on television and in print.
Paul’s container designs have also been showcased in numerous gardening magazines. Most recently, on the cover of the May 2011 issue of Canadian Gardening. In 2008, he won first place in the Scotts Miracle-Gro, Do Up the Doorstep competition, for his container entry at Canada Blooms.
Find out more about Paul at: http://www.paulzammit.ca/