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Fallen leaves combined with grass clippings make the best mulch possible, and the cost is cheap. Presented are the ins and outs of working with Mother Nature to create this readily-available mulch.
The rights to several models of topdressing and material-handling equipment from Ty-Crop Manufacturing of Rosedale, B.C. have been purchased by The Toro Company of Minnesota for an undisclosed sum.
The rights to several models of topdressing and material-handling equipment from Ty-Crop Manufacturing of Rosedale, B.C. have been purchased by The Toro Company of Minnesota for an undisclosed sum.
BRITISH Columbia is the latest province to initiate proceedings which could lead to a province-wide ban on cosmetic pesticide use on turfgrass. From B.C.’s throne speech in September: “British Columbians will be consulted on new statutory protections to further safeguard our environment from cosmetic chemical pesticides.”
Walker Manufacturing Company of Fort Collins, CO is doing its part toward helping in the community in spite of being hit hard by the economic downturn. Laid-off employees are still collecting a paycheque, but are making the most of their downtime by volunteering in the community for non-profit organizations. FULL STORY
OH, my gosh. I think it’s a sign of the Apocalypse. I ... I ... I think I agree with the environmental movement about something. This is kind of a big deal, given that I throw things at the TV whenever David Suzuki comes on. And stomp out of the room. And rant for 10 minutes.
THE Nursery Sod Growers Association of Ontario has a new executive secretary to succeed Barbara Tweedle, who is retiring after 35 years with the organization. Sarah Bruce formally took over the position on Oct. 16 following her tenure as administrative assistant to the Professional Staff Association at the University of Guelph. She will continue to be based in Guelph which is the new home of the NSGA office.
David Woodske, industry specialist (ornamentals) with the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, has been informed of a new turfgrass disease which has been confirmed on a turf sample submitted from a golf course in Kelowna.
Bobcat Company is making soil preparation easier for owners of compact tractors or the Toolcat™ 5610 utility work machine with the release of the new soil conditioner and disc harrow Category 1 three-point hitch implements.  
The "stench of rotting turf" has prompted the Regional Municipality of Niagara to urge its residents to leave grass clippings on their lawn. Complaints have been fielded about the foul smell coming from Niagara's main composting facility. FULL STORY
Metro Central YMCA in Toronto has initiated a new green roof project. A running track at the top of the building was not much more than hot concrete and offered little in the way of aesthetics. The greening project, although still in its early stages, will also offer plenty of environmental benefits. FULL STORY
The home of Major League Soccer's Toronto FS club is looking to replace its playing surface with natural turf for the start of next season. BMO Field, which opened in 2007, has operated the past two years with artificial turf. FULL STORY
ECHO Power Equipment Canada has been honoured with the Distributor of the Year – Marketing Excellence Award. The award was presented to the top organization in North America for continuing to demonstrate an outstanding job creating awareness to the brand.  Click for More
ECHO Power Equipment Canada has been honoured with the Distributor of the Year – Marketing Excellence Award. The award was presented to the top organization in North America for continuing to demonstrate an outstanding job creating awareness to the brand. 
ECHO Power Equipment Canada has been honoured with the Distributor of the Year – Marketing Excellence Award. The award was presented to the top organization in North America for continuing to demonstrate an outstanding job creating awareness to the brand.  Click for More
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