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Sean James, Milton’s Gardener

Photo Credit: Stacey Newman


May 9, 2017 – Milton, Canada: Today, Sean James taught us that birds have accents, that you can prune your garden by weaving branches and vines, and that avatar was right–trees do communicate with other trees and plants through nutrients in the soil.

Sean James is our Gardener: a horticultural expert, a designer, a gardener, an ecologist and teacher, and an avid photographer too. One garden at a time, Sean designs and plants eco-compatible, efficient, aesthetic, symbiotic gardens using philosophies and practices that are rooted in promoting native botanicals, edibles and responsible species. Sean is the Chair of Landscape Ontario’s Environmental Stewardship Committee, he is a graduate of the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture and he serves clients across Canada. Studying natural habitats, horticulture and visual design, Sean is passionate and patient when it comes to sharing his knowledge and his vast experience.

Look for Sean’s columns regularly on Do you have questions for Sean? You can write to Sean James at Your questions and answers may be published!