Mr. David Tarrant Lecture

Mr. David Tarrant
UBC Botanical Garden

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on December 4, 2004 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Chasing Spring Around the World

David Tarrant apprenticed and received his diploma in horticulture in England before immigrating to Canada in 1967. He joined the UBC's Botanical Garden staff in 1969 where he is currently Public Relations and Program Coordinator. For 17 years he hosted CBC TV's popular national gardening program Canadian Gardener and has written articles for many horticultural publications. A highly respected horticultural expert, he is in demand both locally and internationally as a public speaker, and has been involved in many special community projects in Vancouver. David Tarrant has written 4 books. In 2000 he was made a Fellow of the Garden Writers Association of America. His latest project is a 13-episode series on chasing spring around the world on Home and Garden TV.

Fall Program 2004
Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Monday Nov 8, Nov 13, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4.