Horticultural society announces speaker

The Elora-Salem Horticultural Society will present guest speaker Bruce Mac­Neil  at the Heritage River Retire­ment Residence on March 24 at 7:30pm.

A master gardener and passionate horticulturalist,  Mac­Neil will speak on “healthy lawn care,” including lawn tips, types of grass and the pesticide and herbicide ban in Ontario

He is the president of the Kitchener Horticultural Society and a long time editor of the society’s magazine. He has also been involved with the society’s youth group, a horticultural therapy program at three institutions, and various garden tours.

MacNeil has also served on the civic beautification committee and as a judge of the Kitchener Blooms front yard competition.