January 2017Previous Issues
Stepping back to nature
Are today’s designers, landscapers and growers working with clients who are ready for more natural, biodiverse and resilient landscapes?
First jobs: fresh faces in horticulture
Seven newcomers to the horticulture profession discuss their motivations, inspirations, challenges, hopes and expectations
How can I make more money with new plants?
We see an explosion of new annuals, perennials and woody plant cultivars promoted by breeding companies; the marketing power of new cultivars undeniable.
Precision nursery irrigation using wireless tensiometer
A three-year Canadian Ornamental Horticulture Research and Innovation Cluster project
Landscape designers tour New Brunswick
Each year the Atlantic Association of Landscape Designers organizes a garden tour and field trip. This year we visited gardens and nurseries in southern New Brunswick.
Fighting ignorance with science: lessons for the turf grass profession
For years, turf grass pathologist and green solutions specialist Dr. Paul Giordano watched his mentor, University of Michigan professor Dr. Joseph Vargas, deliver impassioned talks using science to dispel common misconceptions about biotechnology.
Road To Success
After 30 years serving the horticulture industry, J. Paul Lamarche of JPL Consulting has announced his retirement.
Canadian Shield rose featured at Canada Blooms
When the 21st annual Canada Blooms flower and garden festival — the largest of its kind in the country — opens in March, there will be a distinctly Canadian flavour to the show, from the design of the displays to the plants being used.
William Dam Seeds places third in AAS design contest
Dundas, Ont.-based William Dam Seeds placed third in the annual All American Seeds landscape design contest.
GreenTrade Expo 2017 expands show floor
Join 1,400 landscape professionals and over 120 exhibitors for networking, education and a chance to see new products up close at GreenTrade Expo 2017.
New Holland aquires Kongskilde Industries
New Holland Agriculture has reached an agreement to acquire the agricultural grass and soil business of Kongskilde Industries, part of the Danish Group Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab.
Star Roses rebrands BrazleBerries line
Star Roses and Plants announced a rebrand of BrazelBerries line of small fruit to Bushel and Berry
China takes top prize at AIPH Exhibition
The garden of the People’s Republic of China won the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) prize at the A1 International Horticultural Exhibition in Turkey.
NGB “Year of the” materials now available
Promotional materials for the Natural Garden Bureau’s (NGB) annual “Year of the” program are now available online at www.ngb.org.