June 2015: Update from Canada

Vol. 7, Issue 2  |  June 2015


Celebrating Garden Days this June

By Julia Ricottone

The spring experience has been different depending on where you live in Canada.  Those on the west coast have been working in full force since February, central Canada has had a very busy April and May, while the east coast had sales start to pick up in May and June.  

Over the Father’s Day weekend (June 19-21), Canada will celebrate Garden Days.  This three-day program of activities and events is for gardening enthusiasts, families, schools and tourists alike. Garden Days is an opportunity for Canadians to enjoy their own garden, visit or take part in their favourite garden experience, get inspired at their local garden centre or travel to a nearby destination to enjoy their favourite garden.  Garden centres across Canada are able to register an event on the Garden Days website, www.gardendays.ca to bring the community into their store.

We have a number of Canadian delegates registered for the upcoming Congress in Denmark, and we are looking forward to seeing everyone in August. 

Julia Ricottone
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association



 Click below for all of the stories from this issue:

Message from the President

Update from the IGCA Office

Australia Down Under

Playing Games with the Spring in Czech Republic

Update from Denmark

Invasive Alien Species in France


Erwin Shares a Gem in Italy

Update from Ireland

Update from Japan


2015 Awards Competition in South Africa

Getting Plants into the News in Switzerland

Update from UK 



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