September 2009Previous Issues
Professional And Workforce Development
LO Member Profile
Garden centre symposium offers top speakers
Three of the most dynamic speakers in the retail industry will gather in one place on Oct. 19.
LO members using GFL logos
Watch each month in Horticulture Review for more members who believe in promoting this great industry.
LO Day at the Rogers Centre
October 23 is LO Day with the Argos and Ti-Cats at the Rogers Centre. Come out and cheer on your favourite team at the Landscape Ontario Green for Life Day, featuring the Toronto Argos and Hamilton Ti-Cats.
Garden Expo introducing Green for Life Award
A newly created award will recognize environmentally responsible retailers and growers in the horticulture and floriculture industries.
Safety Groups program prepares for 2010
The Safety Groups Program (SGP) is a five-year voluntary program of the WSIB that rewards firms that integrate effective health and safety and return-to-work measures into daily business.
LO proud of great day at trial gardens’ open house
While most people across the GTA remember Aug. 20 as the day tornados struck the area, members of Landscape Ontario remember the day with great pride following the success of the trial gardens’ open house at the Milton home office.
London garden tour showcases the trade
The London chapter’s first annual Gardens of Distinction Tour was a huge success, selling over 300 entry tickets.
Banting House Global Garden legacy continues
The London Chapter of Landscape Ontario continues to work within the community to create a legacy for its membership.
WSIB announces preliminary rates for 2010
Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has announced that it will freeze premium rates for employers in rate groups with “good health and safety records.”
Sites will accept obsolete pesticides in October
Members of the lawn care industry may use a long-time program to get rid of pesticides made obsolete by the newly-instituted Ontario pesticide ban.