January 2018Previous Issues
Selling low impact development
Incorporate elements of LID into residential projects and to get clients engaged in water conservation.
Water, wilderness and wonder
Celebrating the rugged and inspiring landscapes of Canada — and in particular, the iconic Canadian boreal, at the Chelsea Flower Show.
Emerald ash borer update...no silver bullet
Living with EAB is a challenge, but creative solutions are being developed.
Acorns from the battlefield
The Vimy Oaks Foundation promoting the memory and legacy of Canadians who fought in the First World War.
The easier way to integrate fruit trees into landscapes
Explore how to research and source fruit trees that are easier to grow.
Road To Success
Pro-Power acquires Wright distribution rights
Pro-Power Canada has reached an agreement with Wright Manufacturing to distribute its equipment in eastern Canada.
Canadian gardens feted by AAS
In 2017, All-America Selections (AAS) challenged AAS Display Gardens to create designs based on the theme “Foodscaping — Interspersing Edibles in the Ornamental Garden.
Ottawa looks forward to GreenTrade Expo
With over 1,400 green professional attendees and 120 industry exhibitors, GreenTrade Expo 2018 is the buying, idea-gathering and networking event of the year for the horticultural and landscape sector in Eastern Ontario.
Bobcat donates equipment to Conestoga College
Bobcat North America has donated equipment to four regional vocational schools for their service technician training programs, including Conestoga College’s Guelph, Ont., campus.
MBNLA hosts green industry at Grow18
The Manitoba Nursery Landscape Association is set to host Grow18, the province’s premier green industry show and conference Feb. 15, 2018 at the Canad Inns Destination Centre in Winnipeg, Man.
Blue Jays nix natural turf
Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro recently made clear the ball club is not moving forward with plans to install natural turf at the Roger’s Centre.
JCB honoured by AEM
JCB was honoured with a Pillar of the Industry award by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), reflecting the Savannah-based company’s work throughout the past year to improve the business environment for the equipment manufacturing industry.
Sarnia council quashes tree removal bylaw
Sarnia, Ont., city council voted down a proposed bylaw that would have slapped fees and a permit requirement on tree removals on private property.
Briggs and Stratton moves production to U.S.
Briggs and Stratton announced it will move production of its V-Twin Vanguard engines from a joint venture partnership in Japan to its manufacturing facilities in Statesboro, Ga. and Auburn, Ala.
Caterpillar enters UTV market
Caterpillar announced plans to enter the utility vehicle market by entering into a manufacturing and supply agreement with Textron Specialized Vehicles.
New turf technology director at Toro
The Toro Company named Edric Funk director of its Center for Advanced Turf Technology (CATT).