Larry Hodgson
by Larry Hodgson


Larry Hodgson has given hundreds of lectures on gardening throughout Canada and the United States.

All the lectures are given with Larry's typical touch of humor and are fully illustrated with beautiful color slides.

They are either in English or French, according to your needs.

Larry is also Regional Director of the Garden Writers Association and has written many books.

December 14, 2004

Larry Hodgson is a full-time free-lance garden writer and photographer and has been notably editor-in-chief of HousePlant Magazine, Fleurs, Plantes et Jardins, À Fleur de Pot and Houseplant Forum magazines, garden correspondent for Le Soleil de Québec and radio garden commentator for CBC Radio’s Quebec City station. He is a regular contributor to garden magazines in both the United States and Canada, including Canadian Gardening, Harrowsmith, Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Rebecca’s Garden, Organic Gardening, and Gardens West and his book credits include The Garden Lover’s Guide to Canada, Perennials for Every Purpose, Annuals for Every Purpose, and Houseplants for Dummies, as well as some 30 other titles in English and French. His latest English-language book, is Making the Most of Shade.

Larry can be frequently seen in Quebec on French-language television.

He's a former National Director of the Garden Writers Association and teaches horticulture to mature students at Laval University. He often leads garden tours to various spots around the world and has visited the gardens of over 30 countries so far. He resides just outside of Quebec City.

Larry frequently speaks to horticultural groups throughout Canada and the U.S and has quite a repertory of lectures on garden subjects, including the following:

12 Easy Perennials for Cottage Gardeners

Beautiful Bulbs and How to Grow Them

Biennials: the Forgotten Beauties

Gardening on the Cheap

Gardens and Nature in Costa Rica

Gardens and Nature in South Africa

Gardens Around the World

Gardens of Australia and New Zealand

Gardens of Canada

Gardens of Europe

Gorgeous Grasses

Happy Houseplants

Low-Maintenance Gardening

Making the Most of Shade

Mind-boggling Annuals

Perennials with Pizzazz

Tips and Tricks for Laidback Gardeners

He can also prepare lectures on demand on other horticultural subjects based on his slide library of over 75,000 plant and garden shots.

  • New Eden
  • Kids Garden
  • Plant a Row Grow a Row