About

Michael Lascelle has a thirty-year background in horticulture and his experience includes estate gardener, landscape foreman, garden designer and nursery manager. He is the author of two regional gardening books – A Grower’s Choice (Raincoast Books 2001) and A Place in the Rain – Designing the West Coast Garden (Whitecap Books 2004). Mike has been a regular contributor to Canadian Gardening (BC correspondent), GardenWise (columnist), Canadian Garden Centre Magazine (feature articles) and the Maple Ridge News (biweekly column). His photography has been published in all the aforementioned periodicals and has also been featured on the covers of Gardens West and Arborist News (ISA publication). He has taught as a course instructor at VanDusen Botanical Garden (1997-2005) and appeared on both Good Morning Canada and City TVaward (600x484) Breakfast Television. Mike holds a diploma of horticulture in Urban Forestry from the University of Guelph, is an ISA Certified Arborist, a qualified BC Landscape Horticulturist and was the BCLNA Garden Communicator of the Year in 2011. His garden blog can be found at http://www.soulofagardener.wordpress.com .

5 Responses to About

  1. Steve Fraser. says:

    A co-worker (B. Nicol) recommended you. I live in north Van and I am looking to re-do both front and back yard. I’m not sure if you work this far west, but I am interested in a meeting.
    Thanks, Steve.

  2. Stephanie Recavarren says:

    Hi Mike
    I got your name from a friend, I would like a consultation
    Could you please contact me at stephaniegardener@gmail.com
    Thanks
    PS couldn’t find a contact number in your website

  3. Marjorie Pauch says:

    We need speakers for our club New Westminster Horticultural society Do you do this kind of work?

  4. Marjorie Pauch says:

    Thank you for responding Let me know if you change your mind

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