Darrell Bley has been working in and teaching horticulture for the past 37 years. Currently Darrell is the Instructor and Curator of the Woody Plant Collections at the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture. He is responsible for all things related to woody plants from Plant Identification to Arboriculture. Darrell provides knowledge and guidance for the maintenance of the woody plant collection within the Botanical Gardens which includes the international seed exchange program. As well he oversees our 3rd year program related to internships which allows our students to study and learn outside of our grounds on the national and international stage.