November 2009Previous Issues
The economy, prosperity and amazing members
Recently, I received a call from Audrey Partridge asking for my “gut” feel in regards to the economy. Rather than give her my views, I decided to ask our members by sending out two surveys, one for landscape construction and the other for landscape maintenance.
Professional And Workforce Development
Landscape Ontario members should be aware of proposed bylaw change
At LO’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in January, 2008, a request was made to investigate Horticulture Membership status.
First Ontario nurseries earn DPCP certification
Blue Sky Nursery in Beamsville and Pan American Nursery Products in Millgrove are the first two nurseries in Ontario to be certified under the Domestic Phytosanitary Certification Program (DPCP).
Test day awards more CHT certifications
A total of 81 people took part in the certification test day at LO’s home office on Sept. 24 and 25. At the end of the day, 18 new CHTs and one CIT received their certifications.
Martek maintains place in industry despite loss in devastating fire
For Gerald Marshall, May 25, 2009 is a day he will never forget.
London golf tournament has capacity attendance
The fourth annual London Chapter Golf tournament was a sell out event! With great weather, 144 golfers and eager spirits, the tournament was underway with a shotgun start for best ball scramble.