Dec 15, 2019
It’s all about the kids
Members and chapters continue to run events that raise money for local kids' organizations and charities.
Nov 15, 2019
Your professional image
Members enjoy promotion of their business through many association initiatives.
Sep 15, 2019
Some of the many connections and relationships Landscape Ontario maintains to promote members and their services.
Jul 15, 2019
How you can help us to help you
Spread the word about the many benefits you enjoy as a member of Landscape Ontario.
Jun 15, 2019
Another successful tree planting
Not even bad weather can stop an army of dedicated volunteers.
Apr 1, 2019
Busy as a March hare and mad as a hatter
LO chapters are busy participating in home and garden shows across the province.
Mar 7, 2019
Members work working together to better serve the growing needs of today's clients.
Jan 29, 2019
Connecting with nature
Allowing curiosity in children can help to connect them with nature.
Dec 12, 2018
Past, present and yet to come
Changes faced by independent garden centres of the the years.
Nov 6, 2018
It's crunch time
LO home office staff continue through a busy season while located in temporary offices during the building renovation.
Jul 15, 2018
A window to the world
A front yard garden provides a great place for neighbours to chat.
Jun 15, 2018
A new day is dawning
A new generation of gardeners are provides an opportunity for the landscape profession.
May 15, 2018
Three approaches to a membeship makeover
Different methods are being used to attract new members to the association.
Mar 15, 2018
Staying ahead of your clients
Spring home and garden shows offer the latest trends, products and services.
Feb 15, 2018
Why hire a professional?
Members show their real expertise through various public appearances.
Jan 15, 2018
New member campaign for 2018
The top-three reasons why companies become members of Landscape Ontario.
Nov 15, 2017
Planning for the year ahead
Landscape Ontario continues to promote member companies through a wide range of events and partnerships.
Oct 15, 2017
Canada hosts world-class garden centre congress
Five-day event showcases the best of Ontario retail and grower operations.
Jul 15, 2017
Former student members are now successful business owners
A look at how some successful business owners got their start.
May 15, 2017
Celebrating women of influence in our profession
A new award will recognize women who make an impact in the green profession.
Apr 16, 2017
A number of initiatives this spring help to promote LO members to the public.
Mar 15, 2017
Happy 150th birthday Canada
Horticultural profession has many events to celebrate significant milestone.
Feb 15, 2017
Bring back the green
Working with plants is one sure way to attract young people to a career in the profession.
Jan 15, 2017
March of the Millennials
LO's younger home office staff are taking charge of this year's membership campaign.
Dec 15, 2016
Trends and challenges in 2017
Healthy living, soundscaping and gardening products delivered right to your door.
Nov 15, 2016
The power of partnerships
Landscape Ontario enjoys representation in many other groups and organizations with similar goals.
Nov 1, 2016
Members in the media
Landscape Ontario gives members access to media coverage a number of different ways.
Oct 22, 2016
Food, glorious food
Our green professions are well-positioned to be a major link in this blossoming food chain.
Sep 15, 2016
Touching the Stones
London Chapter is participating in the Battle of the Atlantic Memorial at HMCS Prevost.
Jun 15, 2016
From panda-mania to peat moss
Some recent events provided opportunities to promote the horticulture industry.
May 15, 2016
Hire a professional
Members help to promote the "Hire a Professional" message from Windsor to Ottawa.
Apr 15, 2016
A circle check for your company
Having these documents handy for potential clients will help you to close the deal.
Mar 15, 2016
Celebrating 10,000 years of dedication
Long-standing association member companies are being recognized with a special plaque.
Feb 15, 2016
ABCs of membership and online training
The strongest benefits of membership in Landscape Ontario.
Jan 15, 2016
Giant steps in 2016
Staff and members are about to launch a new campaign to increase membership by 10 per cent this year.
Dec 15, 2015
All Chapters on the same page
November was an extremely busy month for Chapter meetings.
Nov 15, 2015
Just like butterflies
The wonderful LO volunteers, who make these projects a success, remind me of butterflies.
Oct 15, 2015
As we celebrate the season of Thanksgiving, it seems fitting to recognize the amazing efforts that our members contribute to the wellbeing of our industry.
Jul 15, 2015
LO promotes your company to the public
We all know that promotion and advertising can be time consuming and costly.
Jun 15, 2015
Signs of spring
Here are three companies that are fine examples of a vibrant horticultural industry in Ontario.
May 15, 2015
Over one-million gardeners inspired
This past fall and winter season has been incredibly busy for Landscape Ontario staff, members and volunteers.
Apr 15, 2015
A tale of two cities
A couple of months ago, I was comfortably reading a book, when I received a telephone call from Karen MacLean...
Mar 15, 2015
What happens in Ottawa does not stay in Ottawa
Your Milton office supported the Ottawa Chapter GreenTrade Show in February.
Feb 15, 2015
A healthy industry
United Nations has declared 2015 The International Year of Soil, in an attempt to raise awareness and promote more sustainable use of this critical resource.
Jan 15, 2015
The media love our industry
Last month, just before Christmas, we were contacted by a CTV producer who wanted to do a live program about the holiday season.
Dec 15, 2014
Year of the green wooden sheep
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 is the year of the sheep, with some versions adding the words green and wood.
Nov 15, 2014
A flourishing partnership
For several years now we have had a wonderful partnership with the Master Gardeners of Ontario.
Oct 15, 2014
Developing a sense of pride
This is a fantastic morale-boosting idea for hard-working parks and recreation crew members so they may gain recognition among their peers.
Sep 15, 2014
Trials and tribulations
The last month was an incredibly busy time for everybody involved with LO.
Aug 15, 2014
As part of our work to promote the landscaping industry to the public, this is part of a press release sent out for the summer.
May 15, 2014
A busy summer of planning, promotion and public relations
Your membership department is in full swing right now, planning for many events this summer.
Apr 15, 2014
The underground economy
Revenue Canada is using an outreach program to consumers that will educate them about hiring contractors.
Feb 15, 2014
Keep tracking the trends
Membership in Landscape Ontario helps you to keep up with the latest trends that your clients are already aware of.
Jan 15, 2014
Associate with a winning team
Whether it’s sports or business, I think we all feel good about being part of a successful team or organization.
Dec 15, 2013
Tis the season for sharing
As a member benefit, you can utilize the press releases for your own company.
Oct 15, 2013
Enthusiasm, camaraderie and willingness to make our membership a success at the local level is alive and well.
Sep 15, 2013
One of the goals set out by the provincial board is to make LO more relevant to the public.
Dec 15, 2012
Focus on Chapters
As part of our support for Chapters in 2012, we had staff members attend as many meetings and events as possible.
Nov 15, 2012
It’s no longer kids’ play
At our Expo show in October, I gave a presentation with David Domoney from the U.K.
Sep 15, 2012
Back to school
Our publishing team is very good at making all the contributors to this magazine meet deadline.
Aug 15, 2012
Retailers of distinction
I’m sure your local paper is full of advertisements for some garden centres offering “Inventory Clearout,” or “End of Season Sale.”
Jul 15, 2012
Healing the Landscape
Visitors to today’s Sudbury may wonder what happened to the community’s infamous moonscape.
Jun 15, 2012
A tree trip to remember
On the Victoria Day weekend, I had the honour of being invited to participate in a fundraising event in Goderich to help raise awareness of the massive tree planting program that was initiated following the devastating tornado that wreaked havoc on August 21, 2011.