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July 3, 2018
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Lambert

How to deal with the Japanese beetle

Japanese beetles have been recently spotted in southern Ontario. And it isn't just a nursery or turf pest. In fact, it can also invade greenhouse-grown ornamentals if left outdoors.


Cap-and-trade credits and GreenON rebates on hold

The cancellation of Ontario’s cap-and-trade system will leave billions of dollars in carbon credits in limbo and consumers on the hook for upgrades that were expected to be part of the GreenON rebate program.


Biodegradable clips curb greenhouse plastic use

New research aims to substitute plastic tomato clips with bio-based biodegradable ones, enabling easier composting of tomato vines and other crops at the end of their life span and reducing land fill.
 
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Grower goes from garden centre to cannabis

“The road from the initial idea in 2013 (of a medical marijuana operation) to where we are today … I could write a book on that,” says Edwin Jewell, president and CEO of Canada’s Island Garden (CIG) the only medical marijuana operation in Prince Edward Island. The former owner of Jewell’s Country Market notes that banks do not want to loan money to marijuana-growing operations. So he had to find other lenders and investors and bring them on board. » Learn more
 
Events 
 

New Blooms

July 5
Location: Sturgeon County, AB
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Cultivate'18

July 14-17, 2018
Location: Columbus Convention Center
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Perennial Plant Symposium

July 30- Aug 3, 2018
Location: Raleigh, NC
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American Society for Horticultural Science Conference

July 31-Aug 3, 2018
Location: Washington, DC
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