Toronto Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the hiring of Paul
Zammit as its new Director of Horticulture commencing March 1, 2009.
Zammit succeeds veteran horticulturist, Cathie Cox, who was
instrumental in the conception, development and installation of the
newly developed gardens. Zammit will be responsible for the management and future direction of the gardens and plant collections, along with spearheading the organizations strength in delivering exceptional gardening education to the public.
Paul Zammit is a well-known, passionate plantsman with almost 20 years experience in the industry. He lectures and teaches both in Canada and the US, sharing his love for gardening and educating others on this rewarding activity. Among his many accomplishments, Zammit has been the Canadian Regional Director of the Perennial Plant Association (PPA) since 2003 and has been awarded the young professional award. Recently he left his position as the Perennial Plant Manager at Plant World Ltd in Toronto. Zammit, and his wife Uli's award-winning home garden has been featured in a numerous magazines and local garden tours. In addition, his creative container designs have appeared on television and in magazines including features in Gardening Life and Canadian Gardening.
Toronto Botanical Garden, redeveloped in 2005, is conveniently located in mid-Toronto, adjacent to Edwards Gardens. Four acres of contemporary display gardens and a LEED® Silver Certified building are designed to educate and inspire urban dwellers, while demonstrating eco-friendly gardening practices and plant selections. The botanical garden offers gardening and earth-friendly programs and events for all ages, year-round. For more information call 416-397-1341 or visit www.torontobotanicalgarden.ca.