Thomas Hobbs

Thomas Hobbs

June 7 to June 14, 2020

7 nights at Villa Delia Cooking classes Garden tours with Thomas Hobbs Excursions to surrounding cities of San Gimignano, Lucca, and Florence Wine tastings with visits to Tuscan vineyards Lunch and dinner.

For more information or to book, please contact Taba at inquire@umberto.com or 604-669-3732.


Thomas Hobbs lifelong interest in plants and flowers is well-known in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. His own gardens have appeared in countless magazines and TV shows, including Martha Stewart, Garden Design and House & Home. His two beautiful gardening books, SHOCKING BEAUTY and THE JEWEL BOX GARDEN remain a source of inspiration to garden lovers worldwide. He was on Global TV morning news for nearly 20 years, demonstrating and explaining things you could do with plants. He opened his legendary flower shop in Kerrisdale in 1975 (which he has sold), and acquired Southlands Nursery , with his lifelong partner Brent Beattie (38 years and counting!) in 1991. In 2007, they bought a 20 acre farm in South Langley, and have created a stunning park-like garden. Together, they have led garden tours to Ireland, France, Italy and England, and know you will enjoy their company in Tuscany.

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