July 2020Previous Issues
Trial Garden program sees major expansion in 2020
University of Guelph’s annual trial garden is taking place despite Covid-19.
Landscape Ontario members to celebrate front line workers
Nominees have a chance to win one of nine $5,000 garden makeovers.
Enter the 2020 Garden Centre Awards program
Retail members can enter various categories from July 1 to Sept. 1.
In memoriam — John Paul Lamarche
Well-known horticultural business consultant and author, John Paul Lamarche has died.
Entries now open for 48th edition of Awards of Excellence
LO’s Awards of Excellence program is now accepting online entries of projects in the construction, maintenance and design categories
Free safety decals to help fight coronavirus
Task Force encourages members to place as many as possible on equipment and trucks.
Inspire a teen about landscaping and horticulture this summer
Landscape Ontario and Skills Canada have teamed up to provide students entering grade 7, 8 or 9 with a series of free virtual summer camps.
Tulips in Guelph thanks to Paul Brydges
Tulips planted in memory of grandfather and great uncle who each served in the Second World War.
Peer group hopes to meet in Muskoka this fall
Annual two-day summit scheduled for Sept. 24-25 in Muskoka.
Membership dues renewal invoice in your inbox this August
Members are asked to ensure their contact information is up-to-date and payment is due upon receipt.
Grower awards postponed until 2021
Growers’ Sector Group decides to postpone this year’s Growers Awards of Excellence program.
Prosperity among peers — Kennedy Johnston
Kennedy Johnston explains some of the benefits of participation in LO's Peer to Peer Network.
Landscape Ontario continues work on insurance crisis
Rising insurance rates have quickly become a huge issue for many business owners in the landscape and horticulture profession.
Improved national certification program launched
New program is designed to maintain high certification standards, while being streamlined and more accessible, thanks to a world-class, web-based solution.
New report shows economic impact of green infrastructure sector in Ontario
Ontario’s green infrastructure sector was 28 per cent larger than the pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing sector.
Heat stress and Covid-19
WSPS offers downloadable guide to help workplaces implement a comprehensive approach to assessing potential heat stress hazards linked to Covid-19.
Partnership provides funded consulting and training to agricultural producers
Tools and consulting services available to help agriculture producers meet Covid-19 health and safety requirements.
IHSA offers free webinar on COVID-19 construction sector health and safety practices
Free webinars for contractors on best practices for construction sites regarding Covid-19.
Seferian Design Group wins international awards
Landscape Ontario member was recently honoured with two DNA Paris Design awards.