February 2013Previous Issues
Congress theme looks at past, while revealing positive future
If the rest of 2013 follows the pattern set by Congress, then the landscape industry is in for a very good year.
Students talk about LO and Congress
Sean James of Fernridge Landscaping, Milton, teaches students at Mohawk College. He brought his second year horticultural apprentices from the college, giving them an assignment for a reading course.
Visitors give Congress rave reviews
Landscape Ontario magazine walked the floors speaking to attendees about how they felt about Congress 2013.
Congress 2013 volunteers
A great deal of appreciation goes towards the many volunteers who gave so generously of their time to help make Congress 2013 such a great a success.
Awards of Excellence reflects great pride in industry
Pride was very evident throughout the annual Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence presentations at this year’s Congress.
In-Lite Design wins best booth award
Congress organizers present top awards to exhibitors at the show.
LO member helps Guelph hospice beautify grounds
Two Guelph area charities, Pollination Guelph and Hospice Wellington, are eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring 2013, when everyone may enjoy the beautiful, pollinator garden planted earlier last fall on the hospice site in Guelph.
AGM reveals busy year
Everyone was in agreement at this year’s Landscape Ontario’s Annual General Meeting, held Jan. 9 during Congress, that the association had a busy year with many successful projects.
Designers handbook launched
At Congress the Landscape Designers Sector Group launched its brand new, hot-off-the-press Landscape Designer Manual.
New business guide available to improve safety system
A new guide, designed to assist in developing a health and safety system, is now available to members of Landscape Ontario.
New benefits added to large list of member discounts
Landscape Ontario members can take advantage of the many long-time discounts and a continually growing list of new available ones through the CNLA Members Savings Program
Celebrating 40 Years
Research may bring white elm back to streets
Many people today have little experience with the incredible canopy that the American, or white, elm (Ulmus americana) once produced over our cities and rural roads.
New program requires safety awareness training
New requirements will force employers to ensure that all workers and supervisors complete occupational health and safety awareness training programs.
Lawn care certification exam now available
The Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician exam is now available to members of the sector.
U. of G. research examines winter survival of green roofs
A new University of Guelph study shows growers how they can help green roof plants survive southern Ontario winters without unnecessary fertilizer costs.
Letter To The Editor
Appreciation for Congress success
I would like to thank everyone who gave of their time and provided great ideas to ensure the success of the Landscape Ontario 40th anniversary.
Safety And Training