Oct 5, 2023
Taking part in trade shows is good for business — and for employee morale
Brent Vanderkruk is the customer service manager of NVK Nurseries, a fourth generation wholesale nursery based in Dundas, Ont. With over 100 years in business, NVK is one of Canada’s largest wholesale nurseries, serving customers across the country and in several U.S. states.
Aug 2, 2023
Landscapers can create peace by embracing Indigenous ways of knowing
As an urban indigenous woman, Jody Harbour started deeply exploring her own heritage and roots a little over 10 years ago.
Aug 3, 2022
Taking on the storm
Christopher Thacker went from being a 12-year-old kid with a shovel to running one of Toronto’s largest snow removal operations.
May 12, 2022
Year of the Garden 2022
Gloria Beck is encouraging Canadian landscape and horticulture professionals to support Year of the Garden 2022.
Feb 8, 2022
Building on “The Rock”
Landscape Trades recently had the opportunity to talk landscaping with builder Randy Spracklin, of HGTV’s Rock Solid Builds fame.
Dec 14, 2021
Plugging into nature
An ecological engineer by training, Dr. Nadina Galle researches, designs and pilots emerging technologies to better monitor (and reconnect people to) urban ecosystems — a framework she coined in her doctoral thesis titled “Internet of Nature” (IoN).
Oct 13, 2021
Making the cut in landscape maintenance
Brad Paton is president of Shades of Summer Landscaping, based in Waterdown, Ont.
Aug 9, 2021
Reducing salt output
Nichole Ashton is a trainer and the contractor representative for the Smart About Salt Council (SASC).
May 4, 2021
Signing off, one last time
Landscape Trades publisher Lee Ann Knudsen retired in January, after more than 20 years with the magazine.