Welcome to the Leaside Garden Society
To establish a friendly meeting place
to share, encourage, award and educate
on the fundamental values and principles of
gardening, concerns about the environment and
to create a horticultural legacy within the community;
to be an inspiration for gardening everywhere.
Upcoming Meetings & Events:
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - Gardening from a Hammock, with Dan Cooper
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Balcony Gardening, with Cathy Park
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - The Wonder of Insects in the Garden with Malcolm Geast
Our complete 2014 program schedule is available on our Meetings page.
New! Click here to see the 2014 Leaside Garden Society Yearbook. (2.2 MB pdf, opens in a new window)
Next Meeting - Thursday, March 13, 2014
by Leaside Garden Society
Dan Cooper - 'Gardening From A Hammock'
Dan Cooper is a Master Gardener and the co-author of Gardening from a Hammock, a book on low-maintenance gardening that features the gardens and advice of 17 well-known garden experts, landscapers and designers.
Dan is a landscape designer who specializes in shade gardens and organic gardening. He is the owner of Green Gardens and Tours, a company that provides garden design, advice and tours to exotic gardens.
An avid world traveller, he is also a published travel writer and photographer who has v