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Saskatoon to irrigate parks with untreated water

Untreated storm water will be used to irrigate parks in a new Saskatoon neighbourhood as part of a pilot project aimed at saving money and reducing the city's carbon footprint.

Chinese immigrant has ‘best landscaping business’ in Richmond, B.C.

Horticulturalist Frank Shang has led an interesting life after emigrating from his native China to Vancouver in 2001. He's been a beekeeper, winemaker and TV and radio personality, but has made his mark in landscaping. His company was recently named "best landscaping business" in the 2018 Best of Richmond Awards.

Clarke Stadium debate triggers turf war

A turf war is brewing at Edmonton's Clarke Stadium. The founders of a city team wishing to compete in a new Canadian premier soccer league want the facility fitted to meet their needs. But football fans say the field is needed to accommodate their amateur teams, adding it would also rob the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos of their practice facility.

Affirm fungicide gets Canadian registration

Professional turfgrass managers in Ontario, limited by the number of pest control products legally available for use under the provincial cosmetic pesticide ban, have a newly registered product they can add to their toolbox. >
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Dust devils wreak havoc on baseball fields

Three Canadian baseball fields – two in Alberta, one in Ontario – have been hit this past week by powerful dust devils. The vertical vortexes of air resemble small tornadoes and occurred each time while games were being played. The anomalies had sufficient power to pick up lawn chairs and other objects to heights surpassing the backstop fences and throw them about. » Read More

21st annual Snow & Ice Conference

June 26-29, 2018
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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