Profiles
May 3, 2019 – While a number of other golf courses in Canada have reached the end of the road, Nova Scotia's Abercrombie Golf Club is marking its 100th anniversary this year.
May 2, 2019 – Rotary Republic Park in Portage la Prairie is said to be one of the finest sports parks in Manitoba and possibly Western Canada. Dave Oshust of the municipality's parks maintenance department said the fields came through the winter in excellent shape and are already being used for soccer and baseball.
May 1, 2019 – A local landscaping company and a group of volunteers have gone above and beyond the call of duty to look after the yard of a Kelowna couple in need. The wife has been battling cancer and her husband has been putting in 60 hours of work each week to support her. His work and her needs haven't allowed time for the necessary yard work to be done.
April 30, 2019 – Four times as many ticks have been reported in the Niagara region compared to the same time frame a year ago. Among the 85 ticks plucked and placed in jars for reporting, 80 have been identified as the blacklegged species that can potentially spread Lyme disease.
April 5, 2019 – Landscape Ontario's Congress tends to get bigger and better with each passing year. It's not only the place to be for those long engaged in the landscaping industry, but for anyone thinking of entering the trade.
April 4, 2019 – KIOTI Tractor is teaming up with 2014 Olympic gold medal champion curlers, Team Brad Jacobs, on a multi-year partnership, becoming a sponsor of the highly accoladed team from Northern Ontario.
April 2, 2019 – The head groundskeeper at Boston's Fenway Park has written a new book that chronicles his experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder and serves as an inspirational story for others suffering from PTSD. The book, by David Mellor, is called One Base at a Time: How I Survived PTSD and Found My Field of Dreams.
April 2, 2019 – Now that winter has given way to spring, British Columbia's Interior Health agency is warning the public to be on the lookout for ticks. The tiny insects are prevalent throughout the province's interior.
March 29, 2019 – Triangle Park in Dayton, Ohio – site of the first ever National Football League game played in 1920 – is going to receive a new artificial turf field funded by the NFL Foundation. The field is expected to be completed in time to commemorate the league's 100th anniversary in 2020 and will feature a practice session by the Cincinnati Bengals.
March 28, 2019 – Leaving a portion of a lawn unmowed can help return bee populations to healthy numbers, an ecologist for the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in Great Britain says. Leaving some wildflowers and dandelions to grow to provide a food source for bees can help reverse the trend of declining bee populations, Dr. Helen Roy says.
March 22, 2019 – A Smiths Falls, Ont. golf course is embracing the legalization of cannabis and relaunching itself as a pot-themed facility that wants to "bring the fun back to cannabis." The Lombard Glen Golf & Country Club is renaming itself the Rolling Greens Golf Club and wants to introduce live music and a drive-in movie theatre to the premises along with night golf, mini putt and frisbee golf.
March 21, 2019 – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has been given a unique endorsement with his likeness carved into a two-acre field near an international airport in Texas. Earth artist Stan Herd created the piece of art the size of two football fields at a location clearly visible by planes taking off and landing.
March 19, 2019 – The new artificial turf field at Cold Lake, Alta.'s Energy Centre will be put to good use this summer as the home field for the Alberta Football League's newest team. Constructed last year, the field will be home to the Cold Lake Fighter Jets' home opening kickoff on May 25.
March 18, 2019 – A significant slash to the city budget in Winnipeg may have a notable impact on the city's future tree canopy, an editorial in the Winnipeg Free Press suggests. A 36 per cent decrease in deforestatation and urban forest enhancement will impact the city's efforts to save its North American-leading population of elm trees and will provide little help in the battle against the emerald ash borer.
March 15, 2019 – The landscaper at Fundy's Cape Enrage in Moncton is the most sought-after person at the tourist attraction among visitors. Tourists target the employee, finding he is intriguing and is willing to answer questions about the local way of life.

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