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B.C. landscaper ventures into wintery business

A Richmond, B.C. landscape contractor is adding winemaking to his business empire. China native Frank Shang, owner of MRD Landscaping Inc., established his landscaping business 12 years ago and is now venturing into not only winemaking but beekeeping and the establishment of a horticulture club.

Brantford opens new synthetic turf sports complex

Brantford, Ont.'s new $3.5-million Bisons Alumni North Park Sports Complex has officially opened, featuring a new synthetic turf athletic field, four-lane running track, new lighting, a renovated field house, bleachers to accommodate 750 spectators and a new media box. The field will be used for various sports, including soccer and football, and will alleviate muddy conditions associated with fall and spring play.

TPI names new executive director, associate ED

Turfgrass Producers International has appointed a new executive director and associate executive director. Casey Reynolds, PhD, and Karen Cooper have respectively assumed their new positions with the organization.

Parsons joins Lawn Life team

Former Engage Agro professional turf division sales and accounts manager Justin Parsons has joined Lawn Life Natural Turf Products as assistant general manager.
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Saskatoon’s tree removal went overboard: critics

Critics of a trail-widening project in Saskatoon feel the city went overboard in the number of trees it removed and hope a better balance can be struck in the future between improving trail networks and protecting the environment. » Read more...


Oct. 19-20, 2017
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