April 2012Previous Issues
Canada Blooms 16th year sees many changes
Over the 16 years that Canada Blooms has been held, the national flower show has gone through numerous transformations.
Team LO delivers practical and relevant Canada Blooms
Building gardens at Canada Blooms isn’t so much about the work, but rather about the moments that make up our life.
Plans to refurbish High Park put off until fall
Donations, pledged by members of Landscape Ontario to enhance the High Park playground, have been put on hold until this fall.
Snips Landscape featured for work on green roofs
Snips Landscape and Nursery in Welland was featured in Niagara This Week for its work with green roofs and walls.
Oakridge presents award to Mohawk College
Mohawk College received a copy of the Award of Excellence presented to Oakridge Landscape Contractors earlier this year.
LO helps college and historic site form partnership
The program will be offered through the School of Science & Engineering Technology and launching in September 2012.
Rockscape Design owners bring skills to people of Nicaragua
The women were part of several Huntsville-area churches working in the city of Matagalpa.
Fusion gardens demonstrated in Peel
Five new gardens in Peel region are demonstrating the concept of fusion landscaping.
Windsor Chapter takes bigger role at city’s home show
Windsor Chapter began the month of March by taking big role in the Greater Windsor Home Show.
In Memoriam — W. James Wickware
W. James Wickware died suddenly at Ottawa on Mar. 6, 2012, in his 90th year.
Landscape Ontario comes full circle
The proverb, “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” perfectly describes the history of Landscape Ontario magazine.
Benefits of membership
Each month, Landscape Ontario magazine will feature one of the products or services available through the Endorsed Supplier Program.
LO honours contributor
Percy Ford-Smith, Aggregate Sales at Dufferin Aggregates, received special acknowledgement at Industry Night during Canada Blooms.
Sheridan unveils new look on Yonge Street
Sheridan Nurseries held a grand re-opening of its Yonge Street location on Mar. 31 and Apr. 1.
Urban Tolerant Trees
Golf course association honours G.C. Duke Equipment
Burlington-Ont. company recognized at show in Las Vegas in February.
McCloskey praised in article
LO associate member McCloskey International received great praise in the March 2012 issue of Ontario East Economic Development.
New rate for Fiesta approved
Neudorff has announced the approval of a new low rate for Fiesta Turf Weed Killer.
Suggestions may keep insurance costs down
“Statistically, the use of driver controls has been shown to improve loss results for companies involved in hiring drivers to support their business functions,”
Cost of driving permits increases
Some fees will start rising this year and continue to go up until 2015.
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