November 2008Previous Issues
Your Questions Answered
LO Member Profile
Professional And Workforce Development
Golf and raffles part of London’s annual event
The third annual London Golf Tournament was held on September 12 at Pine Knot in Dorchester.
Windsor enjoys golf in October
Rain, rain go away…. After postponing the Bob Girard Memorial Golf Tournament, 24 members of the Windsor Chapter were finally able to enjoy a great day out on the course on Sat., Oct. 4.
LO member over the edge
AJL Janssen Landscaping of Bracebridge takes pride in being a bit over the edge.
LO supports Niagara high school training partnership
The name Landscape Ontario was front and centre when the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) and Niagara Catholic District School Board officially announced the Niagara GROWS Educational Partnership on September 26.
Warning offered on freight scam
An LO member is warning other companies who may receive a request to ship products overseas.
Growers Auction raises over $24,000
Skids of plant material and products raised over $24,000 at the annual LO Growers Auction on September 25, at Mori Nurseries in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Garden Expo showcases the industry’s best
Garden and Florist Expo 2008 kicked it up a notch (or two) as it continues to showcase the best of the garden and floral industries.
Turfgrass symposium to examine challenges
The theme of the 18th annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium is ‘The Challenge of Green.’
Great deal on Canada Blooms tickets for LO members
Tickets for Canada Blooms 2009 are being offered at a greatly reduced rate to Landscape Ontario members.
Windsor scholarship donation
The Windsor Chapter presented a cheque, reflecting half the proceeds from Winter Blooms 2008, to St. Clair College and the Lex Kraft Scholarship.
High school students test skills at LO
The LO site in Milton played host to two Certified Horticultural Technician (CHT) evaluations in October.
Members proudly displaying the LO logo
This month the following members were observed proudly displaying the LO logo through advertisements, posted on their vehicles or on their website.
The trial gardens sponsored by Grounds Management Commodity Group at the Landscape Ontario’s offices in Milton will double in size for 2009.
Challange issued on Quebec’s ban of 2,4-D
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be used to test the Province of Quebec’s ban of 2,4-D.
Letter To The Editor
High School Horticulture
OMAFRA Nursery-Landscape Report