A Lifetime Commitment to Good Design
Simon was born, the son of an architect and the great
grandson of a professional gardener, on a 45-degree hillside in Northern
England. He understands how to build and grow things well.
Coming to Canada, he worked as a landscape supervisor while
putting himself through art college where he learn't the design business. He
owned a graphic design and draughting company in Toronto for 25 years, before
returning to his roots in gardening and landscaping at the turn of the
In 2004, Simon married longtime Whitewater resident and
horticulturalist, Lawrie Barton, and decided to stay in the Valley where they
started landscaping together. Lawrie plans the beds and Simon coordinates
increasingly larger projects and does the grunt work.
Besides working, Simon is a member of the Beachburg
Horticultural Society and has given tallks on garden design and terraforming.
He is a volunteer with the Whitewater Historical Society, the Cobden and
District Civitan Club and the Cobden Legion. He also writes gardening columns
for the Cobden Sun Newspaper.
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