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July 9, 2019

Canadian IGC event launches this week

Independent garden centres looking to stay current and on top of the evolving retail sector should check out the Garden Centres Canada Summit this week, running July 10 to 12 in Ont.

Research centre rolls out custom services

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre has just added customized robotic and automation solutions to their portfolio of offerings for Canadian horticulture companies.

GreenTech announces winners and expands overseas

The tradeshow’s Innovation awards were announced last month in Amsterdam, NL, as well as plans to launch GreenTech Americas in Mexico for 2020.
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Featured News 

Growing lettuce in the deep

Already established in her retail and wholesale ornamental business, Nadine Stielow, owner of Thiel’s Greenhouses in Bruderheim, Alta., considered a number of crops, examined consumer demand and local supply, then reached out to industry consultants before settling on hydroponic lettuce. Learn more here, and at Cultivate ’19 this week. » Learn more
Exceptionnelle varieties

Charming ‘Exceptionnelle’ varieties

The Exceptionnelles is a horticultural assessment program that takes place in Quebec. One of the key features of the program is to test the plants in an environment similar to that of a consumer’s garden, which may receive less care than a public park. Thus, all the plants evaluated did not receive any special care nor did they receive pesticides. » Learn more

Garden Centres Canada Summit

July 10-12, 2019
Location: Mississauga, ON
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July 13-16, 2019
Location: Columbus, OH
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ASHS Conference

July 22-25, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Sawaya Garden Trials

July 24, 2019
Location: Simcoe, ON
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