september, 2021

30sep7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventCanadensis Presents: A Virtual Visit to The Diversity Gardens @ The Leaf, Assiniboine Park ConservancyWith Guest Host Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director, Horticulture7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Event Organized By: Canadensis Botanical Garden Society

Event Details

Canadensis Presents a Virtual Visit to the new Diversity Gardens at The Leaf, Assiniboine Park Conservancy, Winnipeg. Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director, Horticulture at the Conservancy will be our guide to the incredible new garden space.

Registration for that event is now open. Register here:

About: The new outdoor Gardens at The Leaf offer close to 30 acres of gardens and greenspace in the southeast corner of Assiniboine Park. There are six areas to explore – Indigenous Peoples Garden, Kitchen Garden, Sensory Garden, Performance Garden, Seasonal Garden, and The Grove.

What is The Leaf? The Leaf is being created as a magnificent indoor, multi-seasonal attraction, and one of the most visually stunning places of its kind in North America.

Guest Host: Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director, Horticulture, Assiniboine Park Conservancy

He is the Department Head for project planning and coordination for implementation of Public Garden and horticulture/landscape related capital projects at Assiniboine. He has been part of the team at Assiniboine Park since 2012. Prior to joining the Park, he worked as a Landscape Architect MHBC Planning

Mr. Dieleman earned his Master of Science in Public Horticulture from the University of Delaware and his BLA from the University of Guelph. He spent a year working as a gardener with the Royal Horticulture Society at Rosemoor Garden in the UK and did his graduate work at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania


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(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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