June 2013Previous Issues
History of Sheridan Nurseries is 100 years of people growing a nursery
A history of Canada’s largest combined garden centre retailer and grower.
Landscape students show their skills in Waterloo
Ontario event is the largest in the country with over 1,900 competitors from across the province in more than 60 contests.
Lawn Troopers wins young entrepreneur award
Landscape Ontario member recognized by City of Brampton.
Membership survey reveals majority pleased with LO
Responses provide a clear picture of which programs members are using, as well as which benefits are the greatest value.
Backyard Glam Tour features LO members
Portion of the proceeds to support Beaver Valley Outreach and Hanover Hospital Foundation.
London Chapter well represented at home and garden shows
Members help to promote professionalism of LO members to the public.
Great list of summer activities planned
Exciting line-up of golf, baseball and barbecues put together by dedicated volunteers and chapter staff.
Western Landscape Services encourages students to plant trees
Sixth annual Plant a Tree, Make our City Cool school program held on May 2.
LO members like Deere discounts
Landscape Ontario members can take advantage of 15 to 25 per cent discounts on John Deere equipment.
LO helps to demonstrate value of compost
Participants aerated the lawn behind an office tower and spread the compost to improve the quality of the soil.
London tour ready for fifth year
Chapter charges $10 per person with proceeds benefiting Veterans Memorial Parkway and future community projects.
Filice proud of Hamilton garden project
Community garden project helps tenants to access healthy food they can afford and that is culturally appropriate.
Training opportunities in Huntsville and Barrie
Eight-week program from May 27 to July 19 will provide participants with hands-on skills in landscaping.
Garden and Floral Expo promises exciting additions
Exciting additions planned for Oct. 23 and 24 show in the North Building of the Toronto Congress Centre.
Many saddened by news of Gerry Ginsberg's passing
Canada Blooms general manager passed away on May 3.
Tailgate Talks is great safety tool
Book promotes workplace safety by providing relevant topics through the interactive training framework.
Golden Horseshoe has new coordinator
Former Communities in Bloom executive director encourages members to forward ideas and suggestions.
Letter To The Editor
Chapter Of The Month
Plastics recycling event begins June 25
The 2013 National Plastics Recycling Event will run until July 1.
Research team looks at biopesticides for lawn care industry
Project addressed the problem of white grubs and chinch bugs in lawn turf.
Green roof industry up 24 per cent
Washington, D.C. installed the most green roofs in North America with 1,326,872 square feet.