April 2013

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Sale of excess LO property announced

Landscape Ontario’s Building Committee has announced the sale of 23 acres of excess land from the 48-acre property at the home office in Milton.

Garden training video first of its kind

Thanks to the Landscape Ontario Garden Centre Sector Group, garden centres across Canada have a new tool to train employees.

Contractors Lecture event a success despite weather

Landscape Ontario’s Contractors Lecture and Dinner event on Feb. 27 had a full house with more than 140 contractors and suppliers in attendance.

MTO draws great reviews in Georgian Lakelands

Members of the Georgian Lakelands Chapter are pleased with the response to the Mar. 5 meeting featuring Ministry of Transportation officials.

ICPI Chapter to become committee in LO

The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Ontario Chapter has moved to integrate itself as a Hardscape Committee of Landscape Ontario.

London Chapter prepares next stage of Parkway project

The London Chapter is preparing for the next phase of the Veterans Memorial Parkway that will see two new large features and 650 more trees planted along the 10-kilometre stretch of highway.

Stratford Garden Show

The Stratford Home and Garden Show saw two Landscape Ontario members take part in the event from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3.

Windsor Chapter spreads the message at home show

Green for Life was the central theme of the Windsor Chapter’s garden space at the Greater Windsor Home Builders Association Home Show from Mar. 1 to 3.

Congress 2013 winner

Chad Jackson CHT from CJ Blowers in Millgrove won a 50-inch TV at the UPI Energy LP booth at Congress 2013.

Members appreciate hotel discount benefit

One of the newest participants in the Landscape Ontario member benefit program is CLC Lodging.

Upper Canada Chapter’s Second Annual Squash Tournament

Upper Canada Chapter’s Second Annual Squash Tournament on Feb 28 was a smash hit.

Blog gives GreenTrade high marks

Rob Redden, a blogger with Upper Canada Stone Company, gave GreenTrade Expo rave reviews.

Landscapers plan second canoe trip to help river

Derek Lippert CLP, owner of Quiet Nature of Ayr, is taking on the challenge of canoeing the entire length of the Grand River.

Canadale Home and Garden Show

Canadale Nurseries recently held its sixth annual home and garden show in St. Thomas with over 5,000 visitors taking in the event.