The Globe & Mail Reviews “You Grow Girl” Book

- From: The Globe & Mail (Saturday, May 28, 2005 Page L5) “REQUIRED READING Followers of scrappy gardener Gayla Trail, the founder of the YouGrowGirl.com gardening website, now have a companion book they can actually haul outdoors. Toronto-resident Trail started the site in 2000 as a response to the paucity of media geared to young,

New York Events

I’ll be travelling to New York City next week to promote the book. Note that a 3rd event has been added to the bottom: BOOK LAUNCH PARTY! At GRDN Thursday, May 19th 6pm to 9pm Cocktails, live music and hands-on gardening demonstrations. Where: 103 Hoyt Street, between Atlantic Ave and Pacific St, Brooklyn URBAN GARDENING

CBC Newsworld (after)

I made my appearance on CBC Newsworld this morning at exactly 11:37am EST. Television news runs like an efficient machine. The first order of business was makeup where I was fake tanned with a hefty dose of bronze powder. We then ran to the set where my props were waiting all neatly displayed on a

Parkdale Horticultural Society Plant Sale 2005

Another May, another act of gluttony at the Parkdale Horticultural Society plant sale. Okay perhaps there was slightly less gluttony on my part this year — arriving late always helps since the good stuff goes in a matter of minutes. But I just can’t help myself when I see a big container of something-or-other for

CBC NewsWorld Appearance

I’m scheduled to appear on CBC NewsWorld this Sunday, May 15th at approximately 11:30am EST. I’ll be talking about the book and gardening in containers.

Toronto Events This Week

It has been a busy week. On Wed I gave a container gardening workshop at GrassRoots. The turnout was great and I had a good time! On Friday I went out shopping for plants with Daphne Gordon of the Toronto Star. We went over to Fiesta Farms on Christie and wandered around the plants talking

Toronto Container Gardening Workshop

I’m giving an urban container gardening workshop this week at GrassRoots on the Danforth. Urban Gardening: No Backyard Required When: Wednesday, May 11th 2005. 7:30-9:00 Where: Grassroots 372 Danforth Ave (at Chester subway) $10 (5$ students/seniors/unwaged) PRE-REGISTRATION is necessary! To register please call 416-944-1993 or visit either Grassroots location Details: Your patio, balcony, or fire-escape