RBG Speaker Series

We are excited to bring you a selection of lecture and workshop sessions with experts from across North America, speaking on topics such as gardening, wildlife, conservation, and more! Check back frequently for updates.

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Annie White

Friday March 8

Designing With Pollinators

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; RBG Centre

Annie White, PhD, a landscape designer, educator and longtime pollinator advocate, shares her tales from the trenches as she continues to navigate the challenges and rewards of landscaping for pollinators and people alike. The workshop covers practical design and maintenance tips for professionals, and furthermore, will delve into educating clients, quelling their fears, and managing their expectations.

Pre-Registration Required

Pollinator Friendly Gardening

7 to 8:30 p.m.; RBG Centre

A landscape rich with a diversity of flowering plants is both beautiful and helps support the over 1,000 species of pollinating creatures in Canada. However, planning does not end with your plant list. The design, layout, and maintenance practices all affect pollinators. Annie White, PhD, a landscape designer, educator and pollinator advocate, shares her strategies for choosing the best types of plants for pollinators, plus how to use and manage them effectively to create the best pollinator sanctuaries possible.

Pre-Registration Required

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Upcoming Events

RBG hosts events year-round, from blooms festivals, to performing arts, to holiday celebrations, and more. Check back frequently for new listings! Learn More