This Garden consultation with expert Sharon Lawson is valued at $100.00. Receive a 2 hour on site garden consultation to identify plants and advice on what to do about garden problems. Donated by Society volunteer Sharon Lawson.
Sharon has been working in the horticultural field since 1975. She started off her career by working at a wholesale plant nursery growing plants mostly from cuttings. In 1978 she got a job with the City of Burnaby in the parks horticulture department eventually becoming a foreman there. Her duties were to oversee all of the horticultural beds in South Burnaby as well as the greenhouses where the city’s bedding plants were grown. She has many years of experience in pruning trees and shrubs of all kinds; planting and taking care of as well as the designing of annual, bulb and shrub beds; identifying and treating pest problems; taking care of the watering of all these horticultural areas which included the programming of automatic irrigation systems; and putting together seasonal displays and maintaining tropical plants in public buildings.