July 2020

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Landscape Ontario members to celebrate front line workers

Nominees have a chance to win one of nine $5,000 garden makeovers.

Enter the 2020 Garden Centre Awards program

Retail members can enter various categories from July 1 to Sept. 1.

In memoriam — John Paul Lamarche

Well-known horticultural business consultant and author, John Paul Lamarche has died.

Entries now open for 48th edition of Awards of Excellence

LO’s Awards of Excellence program is now accepting online entries of projects in the construction, maintenance and design categories

Free safety decals to help fight coronavirus

Task Force encourages members to place as many as possible on equipment and trucks.

Inspire a teen about landscaping and horticulture this summer

Landscape Ontario and Skills Canada have teamed up to provide students entering grade 7, 8 or 9 with a series of free virtual summer camps.

Tulips in Guelph thanks to Paul Brydges

Tulips planted in memory of grandfather and great uncle who each served in the Second World War.

Peer group hopes to meet in Muskoka this fall

Annual two-day summit scheduled for Sept. 24-25 in Muskoka.

Membership dues renewal invoice in your inbox this August

Members are asked to ensure their contact information is up-to-date and payment is due upon receipt.

Grower awards postponed until 2021

Growers’ Sector Group decides to postpone this year’s Growers Awards of Excellence program.

Prosperity among peers — Kennedy Johnston

Kennedy Johnston explains some of the benefits of participation in LO's Peer to Peer Network.

Landscape Ontario continues work on insurance crisis

By Tony DiGiovanni CHT
Rising insurance rates have quickly become a huge issue for many business owners in the landscape and horticulture profession.

Roller-coaster spring for garden centres

Ontario garden centres shared a tense spring with other green sectors during the provincially mandated Covid-19 shutdown.