July 15, 2017
Landscape professionals are invited to attend an engaging educational program and enjoy tours of Ontario nurseries and propagation facilities at the International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) area meeting and tour on July 26.

The full-day event will begin with morning seminars at Warwick Community Centre in Watford, Ont. that will highlight irrigation with a focus on the implementation of the transpiration model and other water management practices.

Additional talks will address innovations and boxwood production in the industry.

After lunch, participants will tour Sipkens Nurseries and Garden Centre, specializing in perennials for the wholesale market. Next is Roelands Plant Farms, where visitors can witness a state-of-the-art vegetable propagation facility. The tour will end with a visit to Hillen Nurseries. Situated on 350 acres and producing roughly 1 million plants annually, Hillen Nurseries is continually expanding and improving their production.

Participants must provide their own transportation and dress appropriate for the weather. Register by July 21. Cost is $30 for members or $40 for potential members. A registration form is available online at gfl.me/h3op.