University Of Guelph
Jun 15, 2012
Guelph scientists clone elm trees
Scientists at the University of Guelph say they have the ability to clone American elm trees, which have been found to survive repeated epidemics of their biggest killer — Dutch elm disease.
Dec 15, 2011
Acidify irrigation water for potted nursery crop production
The majority of the Ontario potted nursery crops (perennials, shrubs, and trees) are grown in organic-based growing substrates containing components such as pine bark, peat moss, and other types of composts.
Dec 15, 2011
In memoriam — Calvin Chong
Dr. Calvin Chong passed away Nov. 26, after a battle with lymphoma.
Sep 15, 2011
Trial garden open house shows off latest plants
Anyone wanting to see the latest plants that will hit the marketplace next year, needed to be at this year’s Landscape Ontario and University of Guelph trial garden open house.
Jul 15, 2011
More than new flowers at this year’s trial gardens
At press time, the sun is finally shining, after a long dismal and wet spring, and I’ve finally got the gardens planted.
May 15, 2011
Study evaluates solarization for weed control
This experiment on solarization was dreamed up at the lunch table at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute.
Apr 15, 2011
University of Guelph researching green roof plants
The University of Guelph has announced the creation of a new research program.
Mar 15, 2011
Large attendance at turf symposium
Attendance numbers put smiles on the faces of organizers at the annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium (OTS) held on Feb. 23 and 24 at the University Of Guelph.
Feb 15, 2011
Guidelines published for rainwater harvesting
The recently published Ontario Guidelines for Residential Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) Systems are the first of its kind in the province.