March 2016

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Dutchmaster Nurseries wins AIPH bronze

Brougham, Ont.,-based Dutchmaster Nurseries earned bronze in the finished plants and trees category at the 2016 International Association of Horticulture Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards.

New JCB outlets in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Tingley’s Harvest Center is partnering with JCB at its Lloydminster, Alta., head office and its North Battleford, Sask., satellite location.

Former AIPH president dies

Dr. Doeke Faber, president of the international Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) from 2003-2012, died Jan. 4, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.

Anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’ named Perennial Plant of the Year

The Perennial Plant Association named the anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’ as its 2016 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Strong turnout for Congress 2016

New products, services, suppliers and relationships were the main draws for more than 12,000 attendees at Canada’s largest green industry trade show.

Canadian green professionals to tour Israel

John and Kelly Schroeder of Valleybrook Gardens in Abbotsford B.C., and Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ont., will host a horticultural tour through Israel from Oct. 24 to Nov. 7

Canada Blooms celebrates 20 years

Canada’s largest flower and garden festival celebrates its 20th anniversary March 11-20 at Toronto’s Enercare Centre. Once again co-locating with the National Home Show, the theme of Canada Blooms 2016 is “It’s a party.”

New staff member at Landscape Trades

Scott Barber recently joined the Landscape Trades team in the role of assistant editor.

JCB names new VP of Manufacturing

JCB North America has appointed Tim Witter as its vice president of manufacturing.