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Partnership brings indoor plants to consumers across Canada

Vegaste Technologies has partnered with Geoponics Inc. to distribute fresh indoor plants throughout Canada using its plant-based e-commerce platform PlantX.

Ontario Food Terminal Board welcomes new vice chair, director

The Ontario Food Terminal Board (OFTB) welcomes a new Vice Chair and a new director effective August 31.

LMIA applications now online, isolation support and SAWP extended

The new online LMIA provides employers with a single platform to register, manage online accounts and conduct online transactions with Service Canada
Sponsored Spotlight 

Now Available in Canada

Vans Pines Nursery is now doing business in Canada!

For over 4 generations, Vans Pines Nursery has been propagating excellence and providing customers like you with the very best conifer seedlings that money can buy.

It is our priority to grow genetically superior, high-quality conifer seedlings using the latest technology and exceptional growing practices. We use a multistep grading process that ensures you receive the highest quality product available to grow your business faster.

And don’t worry about importing plants from the USA. It’s easier than you think. As an official Canadian exporter, we’re able to clear the border quickly providing you with the highest quality trees in a timely manner. Click here to read our FAQ page about importing our seedlings from the USA.

Our mission is to support the organizations and farms who are dedicated to the betterment of the industry by continually setting high standards for plant quality and customer service. Give us a call at +1 800-888-7337 or email us at and let’s talk about how we can help you grow your business using our award-winning conifer seedlings.

P.S. - Orders received by December 15th, get a 10% discount! You can view our catalog online by clicking here
Featured News 
Feature 1

Canadian Greenhouse Conference: Beyond 2020

After 40 years of conferences, one would think we had seen it all but a pandemic shutting down business and events around the world? “Unexpected” is an understatement. The CGC has prepared an excellent virtual speaker program and maintained important conference components to support growers and the sector. » Learn more
Feature 2

Is your water a source of plant disease?

After reading the previous articles in this series, you’re now aware of which pathogens can be spread through your irrigation water, where they can accumulate, and why that’s important. This third article will walk you through how to sample water sources on your farm, and which tests you can run to determine if your water is helping – or hurting – your crop. » Learn more
Sponsored Spotlight 

Greenhouse Pest Management

As the sustainable agriculture movement has grown, there has been a dramatic increase in the production of horticultural crops in greenhouses worldwide. Although there are numerous publications associated with pest management in greenhouses, Greenhouse Pest Management is the first comprehensive book on managing greenhouse arthropod pests, particularly in commercial production systems.

The book contains the necessary information on major insects and mites, describing their biology and life cycle. Colour images are included to help with identification and also to illustrate the damage these insects and mites can cause to greenhouse-grown horticultural crops. Learn More