Choosing the Right Tree

Speakers: Ben Cullen
Date: Thursday October 15, 2020
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Kitchener Public Library
On-line virtual event using Zoom

Join Ben Cullen, a fourth generation urban-gardener, for a discussion on the effects of trees on heating and cooling, pollution, water control, social erosion and even social behaviour. He will present and share information about several suitable tree species. Learn what trees are right for your yard!   


Ben_Cullen_Headshot.jpgOfficially, Ben Cullen joined his father Mark Cullen full time in January, 2017.  Unofficially, Ben has worked with Mark his entire life. Ben’s is a graduate of the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus where he completed a Diploma in Agriculture. After working in agriculture, Ben headed east where a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University in Halifax eventually led him into the food industry. Ben’s most recent endeavours have been the launch of a book with his father, Escape to Reality: How the world is changing gardening, and gardening is changing the world (Nimbus Publishing, 2018) and Cullen’s Foods, a food business which seeks to connect consumers more directly with farmers.

Registration is required. 

This virtual program will take place via Zoom. Zoom is a video conferencing tool that allows people to meet together online. You can use Zoom on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device. Learn more here:
You will receive a Zoom link at least 24 hours prior to the program. You will need this link to join the program.
By participating in this program, you acknowledge that you accept and agree to Kitchener Public Library’s Safe Use Code. 
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These programs are a joint initiative of the Kitchener Horticultural Society and the Kitchener Public Library.

There is no charge for admission but your generous support is appreciated.