August 2022Previous Issues
Best practices deliver big results
STEP winter maintenance case study shows impact of best practices on salt usage.
HUGS - Humboldt Urban Garden Santuary
Four years in the making, HUGS is ready to be enjoyed. The serene new gardens show what is possible when dedicated volunteers come together to support a great cause.
Moving the snow and ice industry forward
Gerald Boot on the continued effort to create a national snow and ice management standard.
Internet Of Nature
Metrolina Greenhouses named 2022 Grower of the Year
Now in its 12th year, the IGOTY Awards recognize best practices in horticulture by the top ornamental production nurseries from around the globe, celebrating the expertise and energy they give to horticulture.
Snowposium returns to Milton Sept. 15
The event provides an opportunity for winter maintenance professionals to learn, network, and meet with suppliers.
Vineland names McGrath head of research and development
In her new role, McGrath will guide the direction of Vineland’s innovation portfolio to maximize real-world impact with a team of more than 50 scientists and technicians.
Trees for Life receives $2.4 million from 2BT
With this funding, Trees for Life will engage partners and collaborators on 34 different tree-planting projects.
Walters Gardens names leadership team
Walters Gardens announced the leadership transition plan from the current CEO, John Walters, to Karin Walters, his daughter and current vice president of product strategy.
Montagano named president of Kubota Canada
A 25-year veteran of Canada’s industrial sector, Montagano steps into the role from his current position as Kubota Canada’s vice president of sales, marketing, service and engineering – a role he’s held since December 2018.
AIPH announces Green City Awards shortlist
The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) announced the finalists for the inaugural Green City Awards.
Sakata expands California facilities
The company recently announced plans for two new locations: Salinas Valley and Woodland, Calif.
Daedong celebrates 75th anniversary
Daedong Corporation, the South Korea-based agricultural machinery company and parent company to Kioti Tractor, celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2022.
Grow West Coast Show returns to Surrey
The Grow West Coast Horticulture Trade Show will return to the Surrey Civic Plaza in Surrey, B.C. on Sept. 14-15, 2022.
TFWP extends advertising requirement suspension
Since January 12, 2022, the minimum advertising requirements for employers applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire temporary foreign workers in primary agriculture were suspended.
NGB announces 2022 selections
Each year the National Garden Bureau (NGB) selects one annual, one perennial, one bulb crop, one edible, and one shrub as their “Year of the” crops.
Pilot project connects kids with nature
The Green Cities Foundation (GCF) teamed up with Scotts Canada and the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) of West Scarborough to install raised vegetable gardens on June 3, 2022.
New community garden opens in Burnaby, B.C.
The park features outdoor seating, a wooden pergola, a pollinator garden installed in raised hexagonal wooden planter beds and a “bee hotel” to support a healthy pollinator insect population.