January 15, 2018
Landscape Ontario’s Grounds Management Sector Group will host its annual lecture event on Feb. 22 at Lionhead Golf and Conference Centre in Brampton, Ont. The annual, full-day event features a great panel of speakers on essential topics related to the grounds maintenance profession.

Bob Reeves from Root Rescue Environmental Products will provide a practical guide to understanding the dynamics and importance of plant/microbe interactions in soil. Rich Hawkes from Sustane Natural Fertilizer will discuss ways to improving soil through organics, including how organic practices can reduce the use of pesticides. Rodger Tschanz, University of Guelph Trial Garden Manager and Paul Zammit from the Toronto Botanical Gardens will team up to highlight the newest and most popular varieties of plant material and demonstrate which combinations work best in containers for private and public spaces.

Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. followed by sessions at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. Admission includes lunch (served at 11:30 a.m.), a networking break and exhibitors.

Early bird tickets are available until Feb. 8 for $40 per person. After that, the price goes up to $65 per person. Registration and details are available online at LandscapeLecture.ca.