BGC Meeting: "Colour in Your Garden" with Aldona Satterthwaite

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“Colour in Your Garden”
by Aldona Satterthwaite, Editor, Canadian Garden Magazine


The meeting will be held in Beaurepaire United Church, 25 Fieldfare Avenue, Beaconsfield. Tickets will be on sale at the door.

About the Speaker

Aldona Satterthwaite is editor-in-chief of Canadian Gardening, Canada’ s most popular gardening magazine. She completed her journalism studies at the Regent Street Polytechnic (now Westminster University) in London, England, studied landscape architecture at Ryerson University and is currently actively involved with Toronto Master Gardeners. Additionally, she has researched and written a guidebook for Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, edited the Toronto Botanical Garden‘s newsletter, Trellis, and has contributed forewords for the books The Cook ‘s Garden, City Gardens and Favourite Plants.

Aldona has given illustrated talks and judged garden displays at Toronto’s Canada Blooms, as well as shows in British Columbia and Alberta, and has spoken at meetings of various garden clubs and organizations. She has appeared on television and radio and participated in a professional think-tank on the future of Royal Botanical Gardens.

A lifelong gardener, Aldona has enjoyed a varied writing and editing career spanning magazines, advertising and the museum world. Before joining Canadian Gardening, she was Director of Writing Services at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Besides gardening and visiting museums, Aldona is interested in nature, reading, theatre, music, art, architecture, design, films, cooking and travelling to see both man-made and natural wonders. She has two grown children and a 20 x 150-foot downtown Toronto garden with marvellous sandy loam.