October 2015Previous Issues
Garden Expo enjoys new home under Thrive banner
The 16th annual Garden Expo was very different this year.
Garden centre awards of excellence winners announced at Thrive
This year’s top garden centres and growers were recognized on Sept. 16.
Snowposium enjoys great weather and well-attended sessions
Event featured over 20 outdoor displays at the Ancaster Fairgrounds.
Auction continues success at Thrive
Growers’ Sector Group has hosted the annual event for the past 36 years.
Tributes pour in for industry champion John Wright — 1939-2015
He was never shy. He always made everyone feel welcome and part of the family. Even as students, everyone knew who John Wright was.
Attendance is best ever at ninth annual trial garden open house
The 2015 Trial Gardens Open House had one of the best attendance records ever in the nine-year history of the event.
LO helps Hamilton Victory Gardens with $3,000 donation
There were smiles all-around when Landscape Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe Chapter handed Hamilton Victory Gardens (HVG) $3,000 on Sept. 1.
Saugeen Dry Stone Festival attracts people from U.S. and England
Nearly 2,000 people took part in the Saugeen Dry Stone Festival, from Aug. 15 to 17, from as far away as England and parts of the U.S.
Professional Development Seminar Guide now available for 2015-2016
Over 130 seminars offered across the province.
Arbordale wins Toronto baseball tournament
The annual baseball tournament has grown into one of the most popular summer events organized by the Toronto Chapter.
Granite companies merge
Muskoka Rock Company and Boulder Brothers have announced the merger of the two companies.
Windsor members expand project at Children’s Safety Village
Windsor Chapter members are pleased and proud to have completed another community-based project for the Windsor/Essex County Region.
Museum of Nature in Ottawa features new landscapes
Ottawa underwent a landscape transformation with the installation of Landscapes of Canada Gardens.
In Memoriam - John Northwood
John Northwood passed away peacefully on June 16, 2015, in his 86th year.
Ottawa hosts first member appreciation day
Ottawa Chapter’s first member appreciation day on Sept. 2.
Landscape Ontario members bring home awards from national competition
A number of Landscape Ontario members took home awards from the National Awards of Landscape Excellence ceremony.
Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition wins OALA service award
The Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) presented the 2015 award for service to the environment to Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition.
GTI director retires
Rob Witherspoon retired in September, after a 28-year career with the University of Guelph.