is a Winnipeg-based gardening educator, columnist and founder/co-manager of Sage Garden Greenhouses. Dave has been growing herbs and spices since his childhood and got his professional start as a teenager, working at River View Herb Farm in Maitland, Nova Scotia. Dave is a regular media contributor, has been a long time host for the gardening call-in on CBC Radio Manitoba, co-hosts The Grow Guide podcast
and is an active speaker and writer. Most recently Dave served as guest editor and contributing author for the best selling Prairie Garden
, featuring herbs and spices.
In 2016 Dave launched the 28 Indoor Garden Challenge program, and he continually looks for interesting ways to engage gardeners. His focus is on helping gardeners succeed with an all-organic approach and - of course - enjoy the incredible diversity of exciting plants that can thrive in cold climates.