January 1, 2019
Canada Blooms hires head of horticulture
Derrick Hawley

Canada Blooms hires head of horticulture

Canada Blooms hired Derrick Hawley as the new head of horticulture for the annual Toronto, Ont.-based festival. Hawley was recently a turf management and arboriculture instructor at Durham and Humber Colleges, and his educational background includes a bachelor of science in agribusiness and environmental studies from McGill University and a masters of science in agronomy from Iowa State University.

“I am honoured and excited to help showcase the best of what Canada Blooms has to offer,” Hawley said. “It is a world-class festival showcasing the absolute best in garden design and landscaping. It will be a welcome challenge to help bring it all together.”

Canada Blooms 2019 takes place March 8-17 at the Enercare Centre in Toronto, Ont., showcasing the theme, “A Family Affair.” For information on the festival, visit canadablooms.com.