July 2013Previous Issues
Bob Allen’s lifetime commitment yields a living safety legacy
Volunteer service for safety provides a great amount of personal satisfaction.
Safety Is Job One
Powerline awareness for landscapers and arborists
Those trimming trees should ensure tools are kept 10 feet away from powerlines.
Trial gardens set to open Aug. 16
Highlights include evaluation of over 800 roses planted last year.
Ontario well-represented at Skills Canada
St. Clair College duo will go on to national competition in Vancouver, June 6 to 8.
Gardening with love — remembering Gerry Ginsberg
Donations being made to Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City.
Ottawa councillor is landscaper for a day
Scott Moffatt gets first-hand experience after spending a day with Greenlife Wholesale Nursey in Manotick.
Garden Expo full of new ideas for retailers
This year's event will return to its roots, with the name Garden and Floral Expo.
Ruth Wright passes away while gardening
Vibrant 74-year-old helped run Wright Lawn Care Services for 40 years.
Smart Watering System joins B Corps
B Corps certification has been compared to the fair trade label.
Dry stone courses held at LO and Collingwood
Ten participants received certificates at the LO course.
Haig Seferian in two-part Toronto Star series
Article introduces Seferian as landscape architect and frequent HGTV host.
Chapter plants tree in memory of member’s son
Dedication ceremony held in memory of Nick Brown, teenage son of Cheryl Brown.
Chapter Of The Month
Survey to determine spread of stink bug
Established in the Hamilton area and expected to spread, the pest poses a significant risk to horticulture crops.
New online resource helps employers with compliance
Ministry of Labour has resources to help understand rights and responsibilities under Employment Standards Act.
Conference addresses benefits of green infrastructure
First-ever Grey to Green Conference held at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto, May 21-22.
Smart about Salt names Leanne Lobe as new executive director
Lobe co-designed the Smart about Salt Program with Bob Hodgins and has been heavily involved with the program since its inception.
Safety And Training