January 2011

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Call goes out for opinions on LO’s role in education

By Michael Pascoe CLT
This article is an open forum asking for your input into this industry and educational institution relationship.

Algonquin re-designs horticulture program

Algonquin College’s horticulture program has survived the threat of closure.

Many have supported Prosperity Partners since 2008

Since 2008, industry members have supported Landscape Ontario’s Building Your Prosperity workshop.

Attend GreenTrade Expo on Feb. 16

GreenTrade Expo has become the must-attend event for green industry and landscape professionals in eastern Ontario and western Quebec.

Concern from LO clarifies cause of explosion

Back in early November, newspapers and TV stations blared out the heading, ‘Niagara Falls landscaping company fined $180,000 in connection with a 2008 explosion.’

Growers’ Group Short Course focuses on important production issues

The annual LO Growers’ Group Short Course in February promises to provide an opportunity for nursery growers to network, share information and learn more about important issues affecting their businesses.

Award to honour memory of pioneer

The 38th Annual Awards of Excellence ceremony will see more than 600 leading industry professionals in attendance at this year’s event on Jan. 11.

Year-end trial garden report reveals results for 2010

By Rodger Tschanz
At the end of 2010, it is time for me to gather together the successful — and not so successful — stories from the Guelph Trial Garden.

Momentum is building for LO members to create the largest garden ever at Canada Blooms

Momentum is building among LO members as they prepare to create the largest garden in the history of Canada Blooms.

Congress offers full line up of educational sessions

The 2011 Congress line up promises some of the most relevant educational sessions in many years.

New products has a green theme at this year’s Congress showcase

The New Product Showcase at Congress 2011 will feature over 60 new or green products.