September 2015

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Excitement and anticipation builds for Thrive ’15

Some long-time and traditional Landscape Ontario events will have a different look in new location this year.

Nursery closing with Leno Mori’s retirement

Mori Nurseries in Niagara-on-the-Lake announced it will close down its operation by Nov. 30, 2015.

MacRae named to CAEM board

Heather MacRae has been selected to sit on the CAEM board of directors.

Ottawa helps students while maintaining Cancer Survivors’ Park

By Martha Walsh
Ottawa Chapter continues to maintain the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Surviviors’ Park, located on 4.5 acres in Ottawa’s Alta Vista neighbourhood.

Enter awards before Oct. 1

By this point in the season members and crews are tired; daylight fades faster, as does one’s energy.

LO home office hosts Landscape Industry Certified exams

Candidates, judges and volunteers arrived at the Landscape Ontario home office in Milton on Aug. 6 to take part in the Landscape Industry Certified testing.

LO members help honour Hanover developer

Over 150 people in the small community of Hanover, turned out on June 27, 2015.

In Memoriam — Peter Olsen

Peter Olsen of Royal City Nursery passed away on July 8, 2015.

First Waterloo Family Day a big success

The first annual Waterloo Chapter Family Day was a huge success.

Community building at St. Thomas school

Several Landscape Ontario members participated in a project to turn a bare school courtyard into a green, outdoor classroom.

LO members and students create garden

By Stuart Service
“If we have stuff growing in the garden, we’ll harvest it and put it on the lunch tables.”