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3,000 seasonal workers arrive in Ontario greenhouses

Seasonal workers from Mexico and the Caribbean began arriving this month to greenhouses in the Leamington area, Niagara and other parts of Ontario.

LMHIA short course to cover greenhouse topics

Running from January 30 to February 1, 2020, the short course features a number of greenhouse-specific topics as well as a full-day cannabis program.

CPMA launches waste management tool

The online tool is designed to provide businesses with a means to generate high returns on investment (ROI) by addressing waste and recurring procedural problems.
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Featured News 
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5 ways to make your garden centre space more profitable

Garden centers are seasonal by definition. So, how can a garden center improve footfall, stay in business, level off income, and even turn a profit the rest of the year? More importantly, how can a tiny rural oasis compete with big-box stores? Here are 5 quirky ways to make off-season sales slumps a thing of the past. » Learn more
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The fineprint on greenhouse leases

You may be looking to expand your operation and need another greenhouse, or, you may be thinking of slowing down and reducing production. Either way, it is always a good idea to weigh the options available to you. When it comes to greenhouse leases, here’s what greenhouse owners and tenants need to consider before signing on the dotted line. » Learn more

Tropical Plant International Expo

Jan 22-24
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Guelph Organic Conference

Jan 23-27
Location: Guelph, ON
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IPM Essen

Jan 28-Feb 1
Location: Essen, Germany
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