Green LIVE!

  • January 7 - 11:30 am
    January 7 - 1:30 pm
    January 8 - 11:30 am
    January 8 - 1:30 pm
    January 9 - 11:30 am
    January 9 - 1:30 pm

  • Location

    HALL C

  • Building

    Toronto Congress Centre

Congress Registration

Description

Located on the show floor, Green LIVE is a free educational area open to all attendees that focuses on promoting proper tree selection, planting, care and maintenance strategies and services. Produced by Landscape Ontario Growers Group in partnership with the International Society of Arborists Ontario (ISAO), it will feature information sessions and demonstrations from leading industry experts. This is a great opportunity to learn more about this important product category and what industry professionals can offer consumers when contracting for landscape services.

All sessions are eligible for ISA Ontario Pre-approved CEUs.

  • TUESDAY AM: Selecting Quality Nursery Stock
    11:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Learn what questions to ask to choose the best tree for the location, and how to find the best specimen for your site.

    demo by | Nick Winkelmolen | Winkelmolen Nursery Ltd
  • TUESDAY PM: Handling and Transporting Nursery Stock
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Demonstrating how to move your trees from nursery to the final planting site, including packing on your truck or trailer.

    demo by | Paul deGroot & Rebecca Parker | NVK Holdings Inc.
  • WEDNESDAY AM: Site Conditions and Soil Preparation for Tree Planting
    11:30 am – 12:30 pm


    demo by | Darby McGrath, Ph.D. | Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
  • WEDNESDAY PM: Tree Planting and Rocket Science
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Too many trees fail to survive in the urban landscape, often because of poor planting. Quality nursery grown trees are only the start. Make sure you know the best and most current planting techniques to enable trees to thrive.

    demo by | Glen Lumis, Ph.D. | University of Guelph
  • THURSDAY AM: Tree Planting and the New Guide
    11:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Review of tree planting and the new planting guide.

    demo by | Ian Bruce, NPD, ISA Certified Arborist | Bruce Tree Expert Company Ltd.
  • THURSDAY AM: Tree Planting and the New Guide
    1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Review of tree planting and the new planting guide.

    demo by | Ian Bruce, NPD, ISA Certified Arborist | Bruce Tree Expert Company Ltd.

Brought to you by:

LO Growers Group
ISAO

Speakers

  • Nick Winkelmolen

    Nick Winkelmolen

    Winkelmolen Nursery Ltd

    Lynden, ON

    Growing up in the nursery industry, Nick spent his summers working on their farm.

    Full Bio
  • Paul DeGroot

    Paul DeGroot

    NVK Holdings Inc

    Dundas, ON

    Paul has been loading trucks and cars with plants for over 35 years.

    Full Bio
  • Rebecca Parker

    Rebecca Parker

    NVK Holdings Inc

    Dundas, ON

    Rebecca Parker is an avid horticulturist with a passion for learning.

    Full Bio
  • Darby McGrath

    Darby McGrath PhD

    Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

    Vineland Station, ON

    Dr.

    Full Bio
  • Glen Lumis

    Glen P Lumis PhD

    University of Guelph

    Guelph, ON

    Dr.

    Full Bio
  • Ian Bruce

    Ian Bruce NPD, ISA Certified Arborist

    Bruce Tree Expert Company Ltd

    Toronto, ON

    Ian graduated from the Niagara Parks Commission School of Horticulture in 1972.

    Full Bio