June 2016

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Nursery worker manual launched

The Canadian Nursery Landscape Association recently released the Nursery Worker Technician Manual, first edition.

CanWest returns to Abbotsford

CanWest Horticulture Expo (CanWest) is returning to Tradex in Abbotsford, B.C., September 28-29, 2016.

Canada’s sesquicentennial tulip

The National Capital Commission recently unveiled the Canada 150 tulip in Ottawa’s Commissioners Park, naming it the official tulip of the nation’s 150th anniversary.

Celebrate Garden Days

Garden Days, June 17-19, is Canada’s coast to coast to coast, three-day celebration of our National Garden Day, which is held on the Friday before Father’s Day.

Impact of stress on urban trees

Planting trees in the urban landscape provides countless benefits; trees limit the heat island effect, clean the air, raise property values and beautify the landscape.

Top Lift joins Ammann dealer network

Peter Price, Managing Director of Ammann Canada, recently announced Top Lift Enterprises has joined the equipment manufacturer’s growing network of dealers.

Takeuchi expands Japanese headquarters

Takeuchi recently completed a major expansion to its corporate complex located in Sakaki, Nagano, Japan.

Subaru launches dealer loyalty program

Subaru Industrial Power Products recently unveiled a loyalty program to support and reward its dealer network in Canada.

JCB produces 200,000th handler

For nearly four decades, the Loadall telescopic handler has provided materials handling and lifting solutions for construction, agricultural and industrial markets.

U.S. garden centres promote pollinators

American garden retailers will celebrate National Pollinator Week, June 20-26, in an effort to increase public awareness of the plight of pollinators and to supply solutions to customers looking to help.

Darwin hosts open house

Darwin Perennials welcomes commercial perennial plant growers, nursery growers, retailers, landscapers and designers to the Gardens at Ball in Chicago, Ill., on June 22 for a tour of their trial gardens.