Ross and Marcie Traverse
Traverse Gardens is owned and operated by Ross Traverse and his wife, Marcie. Ross is a professional horticultural consultant with over forty years of experience with the industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, including twenty-five years of television and radio broadcasting. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture from McGill University and a Master of Science degree in plant nutrition and horticultural extension from the University of Guelph. This past year, Ross authored and published his first book entitled “Ask Ross Traverse About Gardening: Practical Advice for Gardeners in a Cool Climate
The nursery consists of five greenhouses as well as a two acre display garden and nature trail. We specialize in outdoor plants for local growing conditions, including flower and vegetable transplants, roses, heather, trees, shrubs, fruit plants and fruit trees.
In addition to providing a large selection of outdoor plants, Traverse Gardens produces a quality soil mix that is ideal for container growing or amending garden soil. We also offer a variety of horticultural services, including landscape design, educational seminars and professional advice.