Janet Kurasz

About Janet Kurasz

Janet Kurasz

Interpretive Horticulturist. A lifelong gardener and student of nature, Janet returned to school in 1997 aspiring to become a professional gardener. After completing her studies in Horticulture at the University of Guelph, Janet founded the Garden Decorator (2000 – 2009), a Horticultural company providing garden maintenance, landscape design and consultation services throughout Southern Georgian Bay. She developed a diverse clientele which included the Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, the Municipality of Meaford and the Town of Blue Mountains, along with a number of notable private gardens in Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Thornbury, Clarksburg, Lora Bay and Meaford. Janet is now focused on design and consultation, offering her services in Brant and Norfolk Counties. Always learning, Janet continues to take courses in horticulture and studies naturalized environments. Her years of experience gardening in some of the toughest areas in South-Western Ontario, has taught her how to combine ornamentals and native plant material to ensure diversity and greater success. She refers to this style of gardening as the “Georgian Bay Style”. One of the original contributing writers to Women with VisionTM, Janet offers motivational talks on following your dreams, entrepreneurship, and gardening therapy.



Author Archives: Janet Kurasz

Old Fashioned Garden Remedies

November 12th, 2015 | by Janet Kurasz

Expensive “new & improved” products come out every year promising to help gardeners grow bigger, better plants and eradicate destructive


The Inner Garden

August 30th, 2015 | by Janet Kurasz

The most successful landscape designs are those that reflect who you are; your feelings, your motivations. The overall feeling of


Gardening, Craze or Trend…

April 8th, 2015 | by Janet Kurasz

Trending: short term image and or activity – a general development or change in a situation or in the way


A Time Of Change

January 1st, 2015 | by Janet Kurasz

By Janet Kurasz Hort, AMCT(A) Winter brings about the most significant change to our landscape. Our properties are transformed from


The Second Harvest

September 8th, 2014 | by Janet Kurasz

Over the past few years, I have focused more energy on vegetable gardening. My interest, like so many, began with



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