October 2011Previous Issues
Professional And Workforce Development
Systems For Success
Members In The News
Landmark Landscaping advises Weather Network
Dean Schofield, owner of Landmark Landscaping of Oakville is featured on The Weather Network website article under the heading, ‘Preparing your garden for colder months.’
BP Landscaping named 2011 top achiever
A feature article in Brampton Business Times highlights BP Landscaping of Caledon and owner Brian Perras.
Over 225 enjoy Durham barbecue
Durham Chapter members welcomed over 225 guests to their fourth annual supplier night barbecue on Aug. 25.
Upper Canada Chapter creates garden at community facility
Members of the Upper Canada Chapter are excited to present their latest community project.
Ailing impatiens have scientists and landscapers puzzled
Some LO members are reporting that in their many years of business, they have never seen impatiens in such a poor state as this past summer.
Arborist shortage predicted as ash removal demand grows
Estimates show that within the next three to five years, huge stands of ash trees will be dead from the emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation.
Sheridan Nurseries wins for best bathrooms
The Sheridan Nurseries Mississauga store won the Garden Centers of America Gold Bathroom Award.
Sifto resumes salt production after tornado
Sifto Canada has resumed production and shipping of rock salt to highway de-icing and chemical customers from its Goderich rock salt mine.
Reward yourself: Events and opportunities at Expo
Canada’s premier fall show for the floral and garden industry runs Oct. 19-20.
Over 150 trees planted on the first National Tree Day
Canada’s landscape horticulture industry enthusiastically embraced National Tree Day on Sept. 21.
Equipment show was a team effort
Landscape Ontario, in partnership with the Municipal Equipment Operators Association and Ontario Parks Association, staged the fall equipment show on Sept. 15.
LO meeting motivates garden centre owners
LO’s garden centre sector group invited business growth specialist Judith Guido to host a special meeting on Sept. 21, for garden centre owners and managers.
Safety program designed by growers, for growers
In the coming months, promotional material specifically aimed at growers will be available for a newly developed safety training seminar.
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