February 2009Previous Issues
Congress 2009 leaves everyone with a positive attitude towards future
There is no known device able to accurately measure the level of success for Congress 2009.
Green for Life well received at Congress
We had a chance to talk with many LO members at Congress, and are delighted to hear about your enthusiasm for the new Green for Life program!
Professional And Workforce Development
London Chapter helps transform historic site
The London Chapter, in association with the Canadian Diabetes Association, undertook the creation of the Global Garden at Banting House National Historic Site of Canada — the birthplace of insulin — as its project for 2008.
Windsor’s 2008 Awards of Distinction winners
The Windsor Chapter held its annual awards night in late November.
Members proudly displaying the LO logo
This month the following members were observed proudly displaying the LO logo through advertisements, posted on their vehicles or on their website.
Chapter donates turkeys
As part of the Christmas spirit, a few members from Georgian Lakelands Chapter took the opportunity to give thanks for their prosperity by donating turkeys and hams to the Elizabeth Fry Society in Barrie.
Members In The News
Zammit named TBG director of horticulture
On March 1, Paul Zammit will become director of horticulture at the Toronto Botanical Garden.
Lifetime member Bob Lohnes passes away
Robert S. (Bob) Lohnes, an honourary lifetime member of Landscape Ontario, unexpectedly passed away at the age of 75, on Dec. 26, 2008, at his home in St. Jacobs.
St. Catharines student is hort industry pioneer
Christopher Bemke is a young pioneer in the horticulture industry.
Professionals’ Walk: A chance to promote your services
Canada Blooms is offering an exceptional opportunity for LO members to promote your business.
Safety Group earns over $61,000
LO’s Safety Groups Program is designed to promote health and safety compliance in the workplace.
Trial Gardens expand to over 6,000 square feet
The summer of 2008 saw the expansion of the trialing relationship between the University of Guelph and Landscape Ontario.
IPM Symposium offers help with new rules
Despite the proposed Ontario ban on pesticides, there is still a strong need for professional services.
SIMA searches for Snow Warriors
The Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) has announced that applications are now available for the 2009 Snow Warrior Awards.
Turfgrass symposium at Guelph
Speakers from both the turf industry and academia will provide valuable insight at the Ontario Turfgrass Symposium (OTS) 2009.