Selecting the Best Native Species for your Yard with LEAF

About Brenna Anstett

Brenna is an ISA certified aborist and holds an Honours BA from the University of Guelph. She has worked with LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests) for the past three years, helping urban residents select the best native trees and shrubs for their yards. Her past arboriculture experience includes dendroclimatological research at the University of Guelph and various tree planting and ecosystem restoration projects with the Ausuable Bayfield Conservation Authority. She loves working with people and talking about native species!

By: Brenna Anstett

MAR 13
10:00am to 8:00pm - Family Day

Hortus TV Garden Solutions Stage presented by Harrowsmith (Hall G)
11:00 AM

Native species are low maintenance and provide the best habitat for pollinators, birds and other wildlife. They are also incredibly beautiful! Learn how to quickly asses the soil, light, space and conditions of your yard in order to get the right trees and shrubs in the right places. And take a visual trip through a short list of native favorites that have special seasonal appeal!

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