Theresa Forte
Garden Columnist

Theresa Forte is a garden columnist, photographer and speaker with a passion for gardens that reflect the changing seasons with grace.

Her illustrated column, Your Garden, now in its 23rd year, appears in the Saturday edition of the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and Welland Tribune newspapers.

More than just a ‘how to’ column, Theresa explores the benefits, joys and occasional tribulations of home gardening, along with profiling private and public gardens with a story to share.

In 2018, the Association for Garden Communicators ( presented Theresa with a Silver Medal of Achievement for Garden Photography.

Illustrated with beautiful images, her garden talks have entertained and inspired garden enthusiasts and service clubs across southern Ontario. She has directed photography workshops at the Niagara Parks Botanical Garden and for landscape professionals at Landscape Ontario in Milton, ON.

Paul Zammit
Professor of Horticulture, Niagara College

Former Director of Horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden, and now Professor of Horticulture at Niagara College, Paul Zammit is an accomplished horticulturist and dynamic crowd-pleaser at horticultural venues.

We are very pleased to have Paul share his passion for gardening with us in his video presentation on “Year Round Natural Beauty in Niagara Gardens.”

A graduate of the University of Guelph’s Plant Agriculture program, Paul is an active member of many Canadian and international gardening communities. He lectures on a wide array of subjects, including container gardening, perennials, ground covers and tropicals.

A popular and engaging speaker, Paul has given presentations at many garden clubs and large garden shows such as the Canadian National Exhibition, Success With Gardening and Canada Blooms, and other horticultural trade shows in both Canada and the United States.

Be sure to tune in when Paul starts his regular CBC Radio gardening spot on “Here and Now” in late April, 2021.