June 2013

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Landscape students show their skills in Waterloo

Ontario event is the largest in the country with over 1,900 competitors from across the province in more than 60 contests.

Lawn Troopers wins young entrepreneur award

Landscape Ontario member recognized by City of Brampton.

Membership survey reveals majority pleased with LO

Responses provide a clear picture of which programs members are using, as well as which benefits are the greatest value.

Backyard Glam Tour features LO members

Portion of the proceeds to support Beaver Valley Outreach and Hanover Hospital Foundation.

London Chapter well represented at home and garden shows

Members help to promote professionalism of LO members to the public.

Great list of summer activities planned

Exciting line-up of golf, baseball and barbecues put together by dedicated volunteers and chapter staff.

Western Landscape Services encourages students to plant trees

Sixth annual Plant a Tree, Make our City Cool school program held on May 2.

LO members like Deere discounts

Landscape Ontario members can take advantage of 15 to 25 per cent discounts on John Deere equipment.

LO helps to demonstrate value of compost

Participants aerated the lawn behind an office tower and spread the compost to improve the quality of the soil.

London tour ready for fifth year

Chapter charges $10 per person with proceeds benefiting Veterans Memorial Parkway and future community projects.

Filice proud of Hamilton garden project

Community garden project helps tenants to access healthy food they can afford and that is culturally appropriate.

Training opportunities in Huntsville and Barrie

Eight-week program from May 27 to July 19 will provide participants with hands-on skills in landscaping.

Garden and Floral Expo promises exciting additions

Exciting additions planned for Oct. 23 and 24 show in the North Building of the Toronto Congress Centre.

Many saddened by news of Gerry Ginsberg's passing

Canada Blooms general manager passed away on May 3.

Tailgate Talks is great safety tool

Book promotes workplace safety by providing relevant topics through the interactive training framework.

Golden Horseshoe has new coordinator

Former Communities in Bloom executive director encourages members to forward ideas and suggestions.

A mixed bag of weather

Record-high temperatures followed by frost the following day in St. Thomas, Ont.