November 2010Previous Issues
Professional And Workforce Development
Systems For Success
Golden Horseshoe Chicken Roast a smashing success
“A smashing success.” That’s how most of those who enjoyed the annual Golden Horseshoe Chapter’s annual chicken roast described this year’s version.
LO behind research project to help growers identify pests
A new digital identification technology is being tested in hopes it will help nursery growers pinpoint which pests are threatening their crops.
Two landscape companies big part of Amazing Bed Race
The event, on Sept. 26, was the first-ever Burlington Amazing Bed Race.
Otterville landscaper wins TV
Over 50 contractors provided feedback on their experiences installing Rosetta Hardscapes products for the chance to win a 40 inch television.
Awards recognize inspirational industry leaders
The individual awards only given in exceptional circumstances are presented at the LO Awards Gala, held at Congress each year.
In memoriam — Sandra Hasselman
Sandra Hasselman, co-owner of Dutchman’s Landscaping in Burlington, passed away on Mon., Oct. 18.
Ontario sod growers begin Green Certification Program
The Nursery Sod Growers Association of Ontario (NSGA) has initiated a green certification program.
Emerald ash borer now in Wellington County
The emerald ash borer is quickly spreading throughout Ontario and Quebec.
WSIB sets 2011 rates
Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has increased the average premium rate for 2011 by two per cent.
Letter To The Editor
Native plants can be used in structured landscapes
Our choices today as horticultural professionals have a much greater impact than just our own back yards.
TBG appreciates LO’s support
Some 240 tickets were sold, and the TBG netted a most welcome and much appreciated $3,490.
Good reasons to choose native plants
Re: Your President’s Message, Sept. 15, 2010, Horticulture Review.
Keep columns for reference
As an avid reader of both industry and general magazines, I have learned the old trick of reading the first and last paragraph of most articles to save time when determining my interest in the subject matter.