2019 Long Branch Garden Tour – Saturday June 22

Join us at Garden Tour headquarters to hear our speakers talks  at 9 am and Noon. Garden tour headquarters is located at Branch Church at the corner of 31st and Ash Crescent.  A short block from Lake Shore Boulevard.  

Sean James –   9 am  – Proud of my Pruning 

Jeff Mason –  12 noon –  Creating Super Summer Planters

Sean James

Proud of my Pruning:  9:00 – 9:45 am

how to prune woody ornamentals – shrubs to trees – young and old

an in-depth pruning demonstration of how to make proper cuts and maintaining aging shrubs

 a short discussion on identification of diseases and how to deal with them.

Jeff Mason

Creating Super Summer Planters

12 Noon – 12:45 pm

Sean James

“Named by Garden Making magazine as one of “20 Making a Difference”, gardening has been Sean James’ hobby and profession for over 35 years. 

A graduate of Niagara Parks School of Horticulture, a Master Gardener, writer, and international speaker; Sean is a global leader in eco-friendly landscaping with his work appearing in numerous books and manuals.

He teaches at Mohawk College and sits on the editorial board for Ontario Gardening magazine. He’s the Ontario spokesperson for Garden Days Canada. 

Sean  owns ‘Sean James Consulting & Design’, helping folks create and maintain gardens and spreading knowledge.”


Jeff Mason

Jeff has spent a lifetime in the Horticulture industry. With over 30 years of experience, he has worked in virtually every aspect of the industry. He is owner of Mason House Gardens on Brock Rd in Coppins Corners, growing and supplying hardy perennials, specialty annuals, heirloom and uncommon vegetables, tropical plants and shrubs.

In addition to teaching “Fundamentals of Gardening” at George Brown College, Jeff lectures to garden clubs, horticultural societies, as well as Canada Blooms. He has also contributed to Canadian Gardening and Gardenmaking magazines.