March 2013

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GreenTrade's 20th anniversary attracts record crowd

By Martha Walsh
A record crowd and a clear winter’s day at the Ernst and Young Centre in Ottawa marked the 20th anniversary celebration of Ottawa Chapter’s GreenTrade Expo 2013.

LO ready to show pride at Canada Blooms

Landscape Ontario will be smack in the middle of things, both literally and figuratively, at this year’s Canada Blooms.

Landscape lighting design was highlight of conference

Now in its fourth year, the success of the Landscape Ontario’s Lighting Conference continued with a full house of more than 100 contractors and suppliers.

Ski day attracts good numbers and biggest snowfall

Skiers taking part in the annual Georgian Lakelands Ski Day were blessed with a fresh snowfall of 20 cm throughout the day on Feb. 8, at Craigleith Ski Club in Collingwood.

LO pioneers featured on website

Throughout Landscape Ontario’s 40th anniversary year, the Landscape Ontario YouTube channel will feature compelling interviews with interesting people who are important icons in LO’s history.

London Chapter unveils new trailer at London Lifestyle Show

The London Chapter proudly launched its new trailer at the London Home Builders Association’s Lifestyles Show, held in late January at the Western Fairgrounds.

GM endorsed supplier program still popular among LO members

The most popular saving opportunity in Landscape Ontario’s Endorsed Supplier Program is offered by General Motors.

Great year for pro development

Participation has been brisk this season at LO’s professional development seminars.

LO Safety Group brings home top marks

Landscape Ontario Safety Group has achieved high marks on the Lost Time Severity Rate Report Card, compared with the rest of the agriculture industry.

Ottawa members help build fundraising home

Ottawa Chapter member Jason Smalley was quick to step forward to be a part of the project in his home city of Ottawa to help raise funds for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

Glam tour set for Georgian and Waterloo

Two Landscape Ontario Chapters are taking part in The Backyard Glam Tour this July.

Growers Short Course keeps members up-to-date

For the second consecutive year, the Landscape Ontario Growers Sector Group staged its annual short course at the Royal Canadian Legion in Guelph.