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Vandals damage newly sodded St. John’s school field

A newly-sodded playing field at a Newfoundland elementary school was extensively damaged over the weekend by vandals who spun "doughnuts" atop the surface. Parents and the Bishop Feild Elementary School community in St. John's raised $20,000 to turn the once rocky site into a safe playing field.

Landscaping key to mitigating wildfire damage

Landscaping is the key to reducing the risk of wildfire damage to properties, the managing director of the Insitute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction says. Shrubbery and wood mulch are flammable and can ignite when coming into contact with flying embers. How a property is landscaped is the key to mitigating the impact of wildfire.

Duffer: my recent experience at a ‘redneck’ sports event

I recently attended my first-ever NASCAR event, thanks to some free tickets I managed to snare. Motor sports are not my cup of tea, and I must confess the only reason I went was because the price was right. I have always considered NASCAR and other forms of motor sports to be “redneck” sports.

Shoe insoles offer better balance, comfort, support

Outdoor workers, athletes and anyone who spends significant time on his feet knows the importance of providing the right amount of comfort and sole protection to get through the day without suffering sore and tired feet.
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Paris Grand closing for new housing development

It's the end of the road for the Paris Grand Country Club in Paris, Ont. The 94-year-old golf course, which underwent a major facelift several years ago, has been sold by GolfNorth Properties Inc. to serve as new housing development. The course will close for good in November. » Read More


Oct. 19-20, 2017
Location: Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY
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Landscape Ontario IPM Symposium

Jan. 8, 2017
Location: Cohen Ballroom, Toronto, Ont
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Landscape Ontario Congress

Jan. 9-11, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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