November 2021Previous Issues
The history of Canada Blooms
Canada Blooms is the largest flower and garden festival in the country. However, the event began as an idea for an advertising campaign to promote the landscaping industry.
Trees for Life helps university reduce its carbon footprint
The University of Guelph partnered with Trees for Life to plant about 700 trees.
In Memoriam - Larry Sherk
Larry Sherk passed away in his sleep in hospital in Toronto on Sept. 4. Sherk worked as the chief horticulturist at Sheridan Nurseries before retirement.
Landscape Ontario Congress is returning for its 49th year
Congress Redefined will look different compared to previous years, with some events spread out across two weeks in January.
The Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation creates the Neil Vanderkruk Innovation & Scholarship Fund
The Foundation has created the Neil Vanderkruk Innovation & Scholarship Fund, which has the mandate to support initiatives “that contribute to a prosperous future for Ontario’s landscape and horticultural sector.”
Durham College launches urban agriculture centre
Durham College has unveiled The Barrett Centre of Innovation in Sustainable Urban Agriculture.
WSIB rates to decrease in 2022
The average premium rate for businesses will be reduced by 5.1 per cent for 2022.
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