Paul O'Hara is a writer, field botanist, landscape designer and native plant gardening expert. He is the Owner/Operator of Blue Oak Native Landscapes. Paul's business activities include:
native plant garden design, construction and consulting
botanical surveys and natural heritage interpretation for rural landowners in southern Ontario.
field botany services for conservation and commercial purposes
Species At Risk surveying: Red Mulberry, Cucumber Magnolia, American Chestnut, Flowering Dogwood, Dwarf Hackberry, Round-leaved Greenbrier, Hoary Mountain Mint, Few-flowered Clubrush, Wild Hyacinth and White Wood Aster.
Paul's first book, A Trail Called Home: Tree Stories from the Golden Horseshoe, was published by Dundurn Press in 2019. Paul lives in Hamilton.