June 2018

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Landscape Ontario to host Snowposium

Landscape Ontario’s Snow and Ice Sector group will host Snowposium 2018 on Sept. 25 in Brampton, Ont. Geared towards snow and ice removal contractors and municipal snow and ice managers, the event will provide targeted learning opportunities, and the chance to check out the latest equipment and technologies in a trade show setting.

Grower of the Year nominations open

Recognizing the very best of the best in the horticultural industry, the 10th International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards 2019 is open for entries.

Remembering arboretum curator Trevor Cole

Trevor Cole of Kinburn, Ont., passed away peacefully on New Year’s Eve at the age of 83.

Bobcat facility receives LEED certification

Doosan Bobcat North America announced that its Acceleration Center, an engineering facility for all Bobcat compact equipment, is now Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified.

GIF launches performance tool pilot

After five years of intensive development, the Green Infrastructure Foundation (GIF) announced the release of the Living Architecture Performance Tool (LAPT) v.1.

NGB announces Summer Vegetable Trials schedule

The National Garden Bureau announced the 2018 Summer Vegetable Trials will run August 13-18, 2018.

AAS offers free POP kit

All-America Selections, in an effort to provide support to independent garden centre retailers, now has a Point-of-Purchase kit available free of charge to the first 100 requesting retailers.

NGB accepting therapeutic garden grant applications

The Illinios-based National Garden Bureau and its corporate sponsors are accepting applications for $5,000 in grant money to be split among three therapeutic gardens in North America.