June 2015Previous Issues
Michael Pascoe inspires many in industry
While the vast majority of Landscape Ontario members form and shape landscapes, Michael Pascoe CLT does the same with young people wanting to enter the industry.
Property sale, major step in LO history
Back in 1994, the $1.24 million purchase of a 46-acre new home for Landscape Ontario was termed, “the deal of the century.”
Industry Auction features grower awards
Each year at Landscape Ontario’s Industry Auction, growers have an opportunity to showcase their best plant material and enter the Awards of Excellence Program.
Work underway to launch Flora Canada 2017
Landscape Ontario and CNLA are gathering support for Flora Canada 2017.
Garden Expo continues relevance to industry
Stay up-to-date with new and emerging trends in the retail industry this September at Landscape Ontario’s 16th edition of Garden Expo.
New project will mentor women in horticulture
MicroSkills and Landscape Ontario are working together on a new project entitled, Advancing Women in Horticulture through Mentorship.
First Landscape Industry Certified exams in July
Those taking part in this year’s Landscape Industry Certified exams will only require one day instead of the traditional two for practical and written tests.
Outdoor hardscape showcase
Unilock recently hosted an event celebrating completion of its Outdoor Idea Centre.
Social media contest
Those who have achieved Landscape Industry Certification, such as CLT, CLP, or CLD, are eligible for a $500 cash prize.
Scott Wentworth Landscape Group wins CSLA award
Scott Wentworth Landscape Group of Picton received a Regional Citation for the Lake Ontario Park Revitalization Project in Kingston.
Letter To The Editor
National Garden Days from June 19 to 21
The second annual National Garden Days will take place from June 19 to 21.
Flowers Canada names new director
The Board of Directors of Flowers Canada has announced the appointment of Andrew Morse as executive director, effective June 28, 2015.
Construction site emergency preparation is required
Every construction project must have emergency response procedures in place.
Weeding the neighbourhood of criminals
Peel Regional Police have developed programs to encourage homeowners and gardening, such as Weed Your Neighbourhood of Criminals.
Suggestions on preparing for enforcement blitz
Ministry of Labour inspectors are conducting a four-month enforcement blitz