September 2015Previous Issues
Gelderman Landscape Services celebrates a 60-year legacy
With the business celebrating its 60th anniversary, Helder looks back on both the company’s beginnings and his start at Gelderman.
Excitement and anticipation builds for Thrive ’15
Some long-time and traditional Landscape Ontario events will have a different look in new location this year.
Nursery closing with Leno Mori’s retirement
Mori Nurseries in Niagara-on-the-Lake announced it will close down its operation by Nov. 30, 2015.
Ottawa helps students while maintaining Cancer Survivors’ Park
Ottawa Chapter continues to maintain the Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Surviviors’ Park, located on 4.5 acres in Ottawa’s Alta Vista neighbourhood.
Enter awards before Oct. 1
By this point in the season members and crews are tired; daylight fades faster, as does one’s energy.
LO home office hosts Landscape Industry Certified exams
Candidates, judges and volunteers arrived at the Landscape Ontario home office in Milton on Aug. 6 to take part in the Landscape Industry Certified testing.
LO members help honour Hanover developer
Over 150 people in the small community of Hanover, turned out on June 27, 2015.
First Waterloo Family Day a big success
The first annual Waterloo Chapter Family Day was a huge success.
Community building at St. Thomas school
Several Landscape Ontario members participated in a project to turn a bare school courtyard into a green, outdoor classroom.
Letter To The Editor
Study salt applications
I have been monitoring our salt numbers very closely with a new automated salt tracking system from Viaesys designed specifically for this project.
Sawaya trial gardens attract industry and writers
Trial gardens are, unfortunately, one of the green industry’s best kept secrets in Ontario.
AAFC reverses decision on Advance Payments Program
In their announcement to CNLA, officials from AAFC acknowledged that industry would have insufficient time to apply for the AgriStability program for the 2015 application deadlines.
Dwyer Group acquires The Grounds Guys
U.S.-based Dwyer Group, one of the world’s largest franchising companies of trade service brands, acquired The Grounds Guys of Canada.
Ministry offers advisory on elevating work platforms
The Ministry of Labour has provided an advisory on working at heights.
Battlefield opens in Brantford
Battlefield Equipment Rentals has announced the opening of a new location in Brantford.
Safety And Training