Sandra Pella has been Head Gardener at the Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) since 2008. She holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. Sandra has worked in many areas of horticulture including wholesale greenhouse, City of Toronto Gardener, retail garden centre, not-for-profit, and freelance garden designer and consultant.
Having worked in the financial sector and with no formal training in gardening, she was accepted for an internship at Great Dixter in the UK in 2009. In 2014 and 2015 she was the ‘Horticulturist’ face for the National Home Show campaigns, and can be seen at Canada Blooms Flower & Garden Festival with the rest of her TBG team.