Les Jardins d’Albert Inc. Canada
Presentation: The Next Generation of Garden Appeal
Albert Mondor has a diploma in ornamental horticulture and a degree in plant biology. A passionate horticulturist and garden designer, he has practiced his craft for over 30 years. In addition to teaching courses and lecturing at conferences across Canada, his weekly gardening column has appeared in the Journal de Montréal and the Journal de Québec since 1999.
In April 2013, Albert published Les vertus miraculeuses des agrumes, his ninth horticultural book, this one on the subject of citrus fruit. He is a regular guest and contributor to radio and television programs and was hosting The Trendy Gardener spots on Météo Média during summer 2016. You can also read his blog “Extreme Horticulture” at albertmondor.com.
Designer of several public and private gardens, Albert Mondor has received numerous awards for his landscape designs.
Some recent creations are:
The Garden of the Future – Jardin Daniel A. Séguin of Saint-Hyacinthe 2014
The Garden of Glass and Metal – Montréal International Mosaïcultures 2013
Green Wall – Biosphere – Jean-Drapeau Park of Montréal, in collaboration with Smith-Vigeant, Architects
The Tricentris Biodiversity Garden in Lachute
The Pond Garden – Old Port of Montréal, in collaboration with Claude Cormier, Landscape Architects.
In May 2014, Albert was awarded of the prestigious Henry Teuscher Award, presented by the Montréal Botanical Gardens for his exceptional contribution to the advancement of horticultural knowledge in Quebec. Recognized as a talented and rigorous professional, Mondor serves on various committees, where he offers his expert advice. He is a member of the selection committee for the Mérites Horticoles of the Montréal Botanical Garden and a jury member for the Exceptionnelles of the Daniel A. Séguin Garden in Saint-Hyacinthe. He is also the coordinator of the Natural Reserve Selection program (selectionreservenaturelle.com).
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