Aug 3, 2022
Taking on the storm
Christopher Thacker went from being a 12-year-old kid with a shovel to running one of Toronto’s largest snow removal operations.
May 12, 2022
Year of the Garden 2022
Gloria Beck is encouraging Canadian landscape and horticulture professionals to support Year of the Garden 2022.
Feb 8, 2022
Building on “The Rock”
Landscape Trades recently had the opportunity to talk landscaping with builder Randy Spracklin, of HGTV’s Rock Solid Builds fame.
Dec 14, 2021
Plugging into nature
An ecological engineer by training, Dr. Nadina Galle researches, designs and pilots emerging technologies to better monitor (and reconnect people to) urban ecosystems — a framework she coined in her doctoral thesis titled “Internet of Nature” (IoN).
Oct 13, 2021
Making the cut in landscape maintenance
Brad Paton is president of Shades of Summer Landscaping, based in Waterdown, Ont.
Aug 9, 2021
Reducing salt output
Nichole Ashton is a trainer and the contractor representative for the Smart About Salt Council (SASC).
May 4, 2021
Signing off, one last time
Landscape Trades publisher Lee Ann Knudsen retired in January, after more than 20 years with the magazine.
Feb 1, 2021
50 years (and counting) in horticulture
Jan Pedersen is an icon of the horticultural industry and he has earned that reputation, with 50 years of service in our trade.
Dec 1, 2020
The training train
Sandy Roberton, retired from operating Earthcraft Landscape in Bedford, N.S., has spent his career pushing for educational and certification opportunities in the profession he loves, landscape horticulture.
Oct 3, 2020
Passion for plants
Peggy Walsh Craig is well known in the industry — especially within the nursery sector for her many contributions to the ornamental sector as the Managing Director of the Canadian Ornamental Plant Foundation (COPF), a position she held for 21 years from 1990 to her retirement in 2011.