Landscape Nova Scotia has embarked on a new program called LNS Remembers in which donations of professional landscaping work is being done to spruce up cenotaph sites, Royal Canadian Legion branch locations and cemeteries for veterans. "They (LNS members) believe in giving back to the communities they serve, and a great way to do that is to help the veterans who have given so much to the rest of us," LNS executive director Sean Kirby said.
An app that provides on-demand snow shovelling and lawn mowing services has expanded into Red Deer after having been founded two years ago in Calgary. The MowSnowPros app allows homeowners, renters and realtors to request a lawn mow or snow removal service only when needed instead of having to pay a monthly contract fee.
Shifting toward a largely volunteer staff and updating equipment has given the century-old Sackville Golf and Country Club a new lease on life. The nine-hole New Brunswick course had been experiencing declining membership numbers and other challenges, but has found its change in direction might allow business to continue for another 100 years.
I recently attended my first-ever NASCAR event, thanks to some free tickets I managed to snare.
When a thunderstorm hits and lightning is near, venue managers of outdoor events, including sports field managers, must make critical safety decisions in a short amount of time. Having the right information and knowing the dangers of severe weather is essential for keeping spectators and players at outdoor events safe.
At one time or another you have probably used the heel of your hand as a tool to push, grind or even hammer something solid. Repetitive trauma to the fleshy part of the hand can lead to a serious condition called hypothenar hammer syndrome. A wide variety of activities can expose your hand to this type of harm.
Winterizing carbureted engines is a quick and simple process done year after year to avoid the nuisance of a gummed up carburetor in the spring. However, as electronic fuel injection (EFI) gains traction in a number of market segments, including commercial turf and construction, each year more equipment owners find themselves winterizing EFI engines for the first time.
The first snowfall of the season will be here before we know it. When preparing for the frigid months ahead, grounds and equipment managers can save on equipment costs by converting their existing utility vehicles (UTVs) into snow-fighting machines with the simple addition of key attachments and accessories.
Research project explores watering sports fields during droughtA Brock University research project is set to determine if…
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ClubLink files application to demolish Glen AbbeyClubLink, owners of the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville,…
Landscape Ontario IPM Symposium
January 8, 2018
Landscape Ontario Congress
January 9-11, 2018