February 15, 2009
On March 1, Paul Zammit will become director of horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden. He succeeds veteran horticulturist, Cathie Cox, who was instrumental in the conception, development and installation of the TBG’s newly developed gardens. Zammit will be responsible for the management and future direction of the gardens and plant collections, along with spearheading the organization’s delivery of exceptional gardening education to the public.

With almost 20 years experience in the industry, Zammit has been the Canadian regional director of the Perennial Plant Association (PPA) since 2003, and received its young professional award. He recently left the position of perennial plant manager at Plant World in Toronto. Paul Zammit and his wife Uli’s award-winning home garden has been featured in a magazines and on local garden tours. In addition, his creative container designs have appeared on television and in magazines, including features in Gardening Life and Canadian Gardening.