April 2017Previous Issues
Doing it all for green($)
Incorporating eco-friendly elements such as edible landscaping, pollinator plants, green roofs and turf alternatives, makes customers feel better about their investment.
Beautiful landscapes or water conservation?
Fusion Landscaping brings together traditional gardens with eco-friendly plants and flowers to help alleviate the stress of water demands on municipal infrastructures.
Road To Success
Grow17 provides networking and learning opportunities
The Manitoba Nursery Landscape Association (MBNLA) Grow17 trade show and conference provided a venue for green professionals to connect, share experiences and learn on Feb. 23 at Canad Inns Destination Centre in Winnipeg.
Grey to Green Conference slated for May
The Grey to Green Conference returns to Toronto May 8-10; keynote speakers include Landscape Ontario’s executive director Tony DiGiovanni, City of Toronto’s chief planner Jennifer Keesmaat and Ramboll Liveable Cities Lab director Herbert Dreiseitl.
AAS announces latest winners
All-America Selections, the only non-profit trialing organization for plants that demonstrate great garden performance throughout North America, presents eight new AAS Winners.
Synthetic Turf hires sales manager
Synthetic Turf International of Canada has named Robert Burrows, AGS, CGCS, MS, as its Canadian National Sales Manager.
Dates set for vegetable trials
Vegetable breeding companies dealing in the fresh market and home garden segments are hosting the Summer Vegetable Trials via Open Houses and Field Days Aug. 14-19, 2017.
Terra Nova celebrates 25 years
Terra Nova Nurseries, a world leader in plant breeding, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its founding. Ken Brown and Dan Heims formed a professional alliance that would change the face of horticulture.
SIMA 2017 heads to Montreal
The Snow and Ice Management Association’s (SIMA) 20th annual Snow and Ice Symposium will be held at Montreal’s Palais des congrès June 20-23.
Euroamerican Propagators files for bankruptcy
Euroamerican Propagators in Bonsall, Calif., filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Southern District of California U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Jan. 23, 2017.
Schiller acquires mower line
Schiller Grounds Care of Johnson Creek, Wisc., a manufacturer of lawn and garden power equipment, has acquired all assets related to the Eastman Industries 21-inch commercial heavy-duty mower family.
Hamilton removes infested ash trees
Hamilton, Ont., municipal workers have begun removing dozens of infested ash trees from the city’s Confederation Park.