March 2012

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Landscape lighting conference promotes industry improvement

Now in its third year, Landscape Ontario’s Lighting Conference attracted 100 participants and 13 exhibitors.

LO members give back to the community

LO executive director Tony DiGiovanni CHT recently asked members to share the great causes and projects their company has been involved with over the past year or two.

Waterloo Chapter donates blood to help community

Waterloo Chapter members are rolling up their sleeves to donate blood through the Canadian Blood Services Partners for Life program.

In Memoriams - March 2012

John Bakker Sr. and Donald H. Cavan

Weather smiles on annual Snow Day

Weather conditions were on our side with temperatures just below zero, with light flurries, when the Georgian Lakelands Chapter held its annual Snow Day.

Manderley Turf Products recognized for management

Manderley Turf Products was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for 2011.

High score on certification test

Rob Tester, owner of TNT Property Maintenance in Kitchener, recently scored 91 per cent on his certification exam to become a Certified Installer of Permeable Paving Systems.

Bienenstock part of CBC Live Right Now program

Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds announced its national partnership with the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), CBC, and Parks Canada, in the Live Right Now campaign.

Sherk donates beer labels to library

Larry Sherk, retired chief horticulturist at Sheridan Nurseries, was the focus of a recent Globe and Mail feature article.

Upper Canada hosts its first squash tournament

The Upper Canada Chapter held its inaugural squash tournament on Feb. 15 at Belleville’s Harbour Fitness Centre.

Windsor Chapter project featured in magazine

Work by members of the Windsor Chapter to create a dream backyard for an 11-year-old girl, was featured in a city magazine, Our Homes.

LO joins PLANET in Day of Service

Landscape Ontario is joining with PLANET (Professional Landcare Network) to host the 4th annual Day of Service on April 20, 2012.

Growers Short Course increases attendance

Each year the Landscape Ontario Growers Group Short Course provides nursery growers with a chance to hear about the latest research and best practices in the industry.