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TAG: horticulture

ONLA to host high school olympics

September 11, 2017By

The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA) will welcome 200 students on Nov. 2 and 3 for its second annual Ohio High School Landscape Olympics, a competition at The Ohio State University Agriculture Technical Institute (OSU ATI) in Wooster, Ohio. Educators and students from 20 schools and career centers across the state will travel to this year’s event. Additionally, more than... read more

Canadian associations launch online resource

February 22, 2016By

Landscape Ontario and the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association launched Green Careers Canada, an online resource for green profession educators and students across Canada. Updated regularly, the website presents a comprehensive list of events and information related to the industry. Green Careers Canada is designed to provide easy access to information about landscape and horticulture jobs, courses, scholarships, bursaries and apprenticeships... read more

Arborjet awards scholarships

November 9, 2015By

Arborjet, a manufacturer of tree injection products, named the 10 recipients of its Taking Root Scholarships, which has collectively awarded $20,000 in two years. Each graduating high school senior selected won a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in forestry, plant sciences, horticulture, entomology, environmental science or a related major at an accredited two- or four-year college. “We are delighted... read more

AmericanHort launches educational website on pollinators

June 30, 2015By

The Horticultural Research Institute, the research affiliate of AmericanHort, launched its Grow Wise, Bee Smart website. This resource is a component of the horticultural industry’s bee and pollinator stewardship initiative, which was created to provide leadership and guidance to the industry on pollinator health, the organization said. The site serves as the communications hub for the latest research and developments... read more

LA production company seeks Latino landscaper for TV series

May 27, 2015By

Bodega Pictures, a Los Angeles production company, is seeking Latino or Latina landscapers, landscape designers and landscape architects for a new backyard renovation television series. The candidate must be age 30 to 50, fluent in English and experienced in landscaping and landscape design. The perfect candidate also has experience in landscape architecture, artistry and design; outdoor refurbishing; and horticulture. To apply,... read more

AmericanHort celebrates first birthday

January 6, 2015By

Formally launched one year ago on Jan. 1, 2014 through the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association and OFA—The Association of Horticulture Professionals, AmericanHort recently celebrated its first birthday. “On our first birthday, we continue to recognize the legacy of the founding organizations, and we are celebrating the commitment, loyalty and dedication of our volunteers, members and staff,”... read more