January 5, 2021
Landscape Ontario's Durham and Upper Canada Chapters led the way this fall, completing the first two garden makeovers for frontline heroes.

Durham Chapter garden makeover winner: Jada Parcells, Bowmanville, Ont.

Parcells has been a nurse at Markham Stouffville Hospital for more than 20 years.
volunteers landscaping in a backyard garden with inset of a couple

“Thank you. I just bawled when I saw how beautiful it was! Thank you for donating your time and creating something so nice out of an eyesore. I cannot thank the Durham Chapter enough for this!”
— Jada Parcells

Durham Chapter volunteers:
Arnt’s Topsoil (stone supplier)
Pristine Property Maintenance
Lloyd’s Landscape Contracting
Durham Artificial Grass
Kobes Nurseries
Norm Mills
Bruce Cullen
work being done in a backyard
man using a machine to move a large stone

Upper Canada garden makeover winner: Alexis Wakelin, Gananoque, Ont.

Alexis Wakelin is a Personal Support Worker. man and woman outsidet their home

“I’m very happy with it; the kids love it. We’re all delighted with the whole design.”
— Alexis Wakelin

Upper Canada Chapter volunteers:
Rhonda Derue, Derue Designs
Jesse Perrin, Green Things Landscaping
Lisa Smith, Connon Nurseries
Wentworth Landscapes
Willowlee Sod
Dibbits Excavating and Landscape Supply
Paul Doornbos, Thornbusch Landscaping
Drakes Landscaping
Terry Childs, Nature’s Way Landscaping
front of house with new garden beds
garden around a tree
person planting in a front yard
Thank you to the many LO member volunteers who helped to recognize our frontline heroes. For more information on the remaining makeovers, visit HortTrades.com/hero