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Professional And Workforce Development
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Members show off at Gardens of Distinction Tour
With the temperatures reaching into the high 20s, it was a beautiful day on July 9 for the 3rd annual Gardens of Distinction Tour in London.
Windsor tournament hits a home run
Members of the Windsor Chapter took time out of their busy season to enjoy the first annual LOWC Baseball Tourney at Co-An Park in McGregor.
Members In The News
Story celebrates owner’s success
The Toronto Metro newspaper published an article on the success of Mike Riehm, owner of Envirobond Products.
LO members interviewed on outdoor tips
A number of Landscape Ontario members were interviewed in an article on creating great outdoor spaces.
Contest draws much media attention
A contest by an Ottawa landscaping company has attracted a great deal of media attention in the city.
DDR Landscape Contractors announced the sale of the company to TGC Acquisition Corporation on July 8.
Water festival now major event
What began as a small gathering of water gardening enthusiasts seven years ago has evolved into one of Ottawa’s most popular horticultural events.
Vineland welcomes new research team members
Three research scientists have joined Vineland Research and Innovation Centre team.
Over 40 candidates challenge Certified tests
Candidates, judges and volunteers battled oppressive heat and humidity during the annual two-day testing event.
Plastic recycling program evolves and increases intake
The 2011 version of the National Plastics Recycling event saw over 76,000 pounds of material collected across Canada from June 25 to July 4.
Canada Blooms is a societal game changer
Now that everyone knows Canada Blooms and the National Home Show will co-locate, it is an excellent time for us to reflect on the purpose and goals of the number one gardening event in the country.
Stensson keynote to reveal secrets at Expo
A phenomenon swept North America back in 2006 — The Secret.
LO encouraging members to take part in National Tree Day
Landscape Ontario and Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) are working toward helping members celebrate National Tree Day on Sept. 21.
Total of 27 high schools now offer landscaping programs
As a direct result of Landscape Ontario’s efforts there are now 27 high schools offering Specialist High Skills Major programs in horticulture and landscaping.
Shine in the quest for horticultural excellence
The days start feeling long at this time of year, as enthusiasm dwindles.
Auction in wine country raises over $20,000 to help industry
Event raised over $20,000 to help with horticultural research and scholarships was all part of the annual Industry Auction.
Tree planting celebrates honourary degree
A surprise tree planting on June 29 commemorated the honourary Bachelor Degree from Humber College given to LO’s executive director Tony DiGiovanni.
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