April 2009Previous Issues
Green for Life: The launch and the challenge
Please visit LO’s new face to the public, www.landscapeontario.com.
Landscape Ontario’s brand evident throughout Canada Blooms
As one entered the 13th annual Canada Blooms at the Toronto Convention Centre, the vision presented left no doubt as to the influence of Landscape Ontario on Canada’s largest flower and garden festival.
Industry Night is now a Canada Blooms tradition
A time and venue change proved successful for LO’s Contractors Group and its annual lecture series, held this year in conjunction with Industry Night at Canada Blooms.
Tim Kearney reflects on creating LO’s garden for Canada Blooms
It is truly difficult to put into words the energy that develops when people bring their abilities together to create something special.
Many help create LO’s garden
A big thank you goes to all the dedicated and hard working individuals who helped to make the Landscape Ontario’s feature garden at Canada Blooms, Green for Life, such a great success.
Masonry seminar sets great example
In the raw early days of March, Landscape Ontario’s winter education series travelled to Trenton, located in the hinterlands of the Upper Canada Chapter country.
Work continues to improve garden tourism
A number of studies have shown that public gardens are important tourism products, whether that tourist or visitor comes from around the corner, or from across the world.
Niagara pack trial cancelled
The 2009 Niagara Pack Trial and Marketing Innovation Symposium has been canceled.
Professional And Workforce Development
Ontario pesticide ban becomes law on April 22
Ontario's cosmetic pesticides ban takes effect April 22, 2009.
Tax credit brochure online
Landscape Ontario has created a pamphlet to help members communicate details of the Home Renovation Tax Credit (HRTC) in order that homeowners may maximize the tax credit.
IPM symposia see increased interest
For the 44th consecutive year, the IPM Symposia provided members of the green industry with up-to-date information on the latest research, products, ideas and strategies, including reports from OMAFRA and the MOE.
Transportation theme popular at chapter meetings
It is always nice to see as many members as possible come out to chapter meetings.
It’s time to start thinking about summer tournaments
Once again the tournament season is upon us and we are planning another great selection in your area.
OMAFRA Turf Report