Meet Our Educators

Thoughts from a few of the educators in our Green Profession.


Steve Neumann, Professor/Co-coordinator, Algonquin College
We talked to Steve at Congress 2017. He shares his thoughts and advice to those considering a career in Horticulture/Landscaping. With him at Congress this year is current student Carter Maxwell.

Adam Bonin – Instructor & Board Member of HEA (HEA meeting at Canada Blooms)
Adam is one of the Board of Directors of the Horticulture Educators Association — working to develop a competent future workforce that supports the growth of a prosperous, professional and ethical industry that is respected and recognized by all stakeholders for the contribution that the horticulture industry makes in enhancing quality of life.

Maxine Innes Holbrough – Teacher, Landscaping / Horticulture program
We caught Maxine at the HEA meeting during Canada Blooms and asked her about the program she teaches. Maxine teaches the Landscaping / Horticulture program – Led Specialist High Skills Major in Horticulture and Landscaping at Grey Highlands Secondary School, Flesherton Bluewater District School Board.

Michael Pascoe NPD, ODH, CLT, M.Sc. – Program Coordinator, Horticulture Programs at Fanshawe
Michael is a plant ‘nut’ and has been one since childhood. Growing up in Cornwall, England, he began his gardening career at age six with a home-built greenhouse. Michael has traveled…