The Glass and Metal Garden is a landscape consisting of structures made from recycled glass and steel. This garden has been presented during the Montreal International Mosaicultures held at the Montreal Botanical Garden during summer 2013. This fall, this garden was transported and installed permanently in Blainville Equestrian Park.
The aim of the Nature Reserve Selection program is to introduce various plant species from across the globe. Over the last few summers, several plant species have been tested at the Montréal Botanical Garden, the Roger-Van den Hende Botanical Garden in Québec City and the Daniel A. Séguin Garden in Saint-Hyacinthe. A new partner as joined the team this year : The Reford Gardens. The Natural Reserve Selection program is pleased to present you its 2015 choices. These attractive plants offer magnificent potential for ornamental horticulture and landscaping.
In many cities around the world, we see more and more plants growing on buildings roofs and walls. In urban areas, as space is limited, new unusual and amazing growing techniques have been recently developed in order to conquer locations that would otherwise be lost.
Albert Mondor has a diploma in ornamental horticulture and a degree in biology. He has worked as an horticulturist/garden designer for 30 years. In addition to providing courses and lectures, Albert Mondor writes a column in the Journal de Montréal, has published nine books on horticulture and hosts television shows on this topic.
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