September 2011Previous Issues
New ag equipment guide from MTO
The Ministry of Transportation has developed a guide to provide general information and clarification for the laws that apply to farm equipment, and select provisions that apply to farm trucks.
Partnership works to resolve industry’s labour issues
One of the most thorough surveys of labour issues and challenges facing the landscape horticulture industry was produced this summer.
Two years after pesticide ban, surveys show public and professional frustration
When the ban was enacted on April 22, 2009, lawn care professionals warned that negative impacts would begin to surface in a few years.
Communities see high costs as EAB spreads
Throughout this summer, reports continue to show the emerald ash borer (EAB) is spreading its way across North America.
Learn and grow at Expo 2011
Expo 2011 has strengthened its position as Canada’s leading show for the garden and floral industry.
Trees show good survival rate at highway planting sites
Just over one year ago, two sections along on the busiest highway in North America received a green make-over.
Professional And Workforce Development
Systems For Success
Windsor Chapter members make young girl’s dream come to life
Members of the Windsor Chapter have dug in their pockets and the earth to create a dream backyard for 11-year-old Olivia Klingbile.
Challenge and strategy meeting for garden centres
A special meeting is scheduled for Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for garden centre owners.
Interiorscape group prepares strategic plan
The Interiorscape Industry Coalition (IIC) is on its way to develop its first strategic plan.
LO welcomes Bailey and Barrett
Landscape Ontario welcomes two new staff members, Carla Bailey, London Chapter coordinator, and Shawna Barrett, communications assistant.
Members In The News