About Your Speaker
Horticulture & Landscaping Educator, Horticultural Therapy Practitioner, Speaker & Workshop Facilitator
Guinevere Kern is an Educator, Horticultural Therapy Practitioner, and Speaker who has facilitated educational workshops for a wide range of ages with numerous organizations. She is passionate about building capacity within the Horticulture and Landscaping profession to encourage career curiosity while also improving health, safety, and overall well-being. Her current positions include:
- Horticulture Technical Instructor with Landscape Ontario GROW program
- Horticultural Therapy Practitioner at Homewood Health Center, a specialized addictions and mental health treatment facility
- Advocate for the professional development of Horticultural Therapy as a viable therapeutic modality
Guinevere’s Horticulture and Landscape Trades experiences include nursery, softscape landscaping, native wildflower and ornamental plant research at the University of Guelph, greenhouse work in Canada, and organic agriculture in the US.