August 2016

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Cullen awarded Order of Canada

Gardening writer and personality Mark Cullen was named a Member of the Order of Canada on July 1, 2016.

CanWest announces education lineup

The 2016 CanWest Horticultural Expo runs Sept. 28-29 at Tradex in Abbotsford, B.C.

Hahn Oberlander receives landscape architecture medal

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) recently selected Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, O.C., MBCSLA, FCSLA, FASLA as the inaugural recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture.

Patmore shuts its doors

After 133 years in business, Patmore Garden Centre and Nursery of Brandon, Man., closed its doors in July.

Star Roses buys BrazelBerries program

Star Roses purchased Plants of Fall Creek’s BrazelBerries program, a branded collection of ornamental berry plants.

Fed program supports ag jobs

Canada’s Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative will provide $1.9 million to help farmers, non-profits and other organizations involved in the agriculture sector create jobs for post-secondary graduates who are 30-years-old or younger and want to work in agriculture.

Davey Tree acquires Arbortech

The Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada announced the addition of customers and employees of Arbortech Professional Tree Care, a southwestern Ontario-based tree care company that has served area residents for over 20 years.

Fall dates for New England Grows

New England Grows, the largest horticulture industry event in the northeastern U.S., takes place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre, Nov. 30 to Dec. 2.