Scientists have been working to build awareness of the importance of maintaining the biodiversity of planet Earth - to ensure our children inherit a cleaner, greener, more ecologically sustainable world.
A recent report has been circulated by the George Morris Centre on the benefits of ornamental horticulture. This report is now available on the CNLA website in both English and French. It is a comprehensive literature review of scientific publications and studies that have been published and accepted. The report groups these benefits into three categories: Economic, Environmental, and Lifestyle.
Simply put - it's easy to be green. Doing our part to protect and preserve our urban green spaces is what we do. It is a critical part of urban living. Let's not pave our urban playground, but create a paradise of living green spaces, full of colour that provide environmental, economic and lifestyle benefits!
Literature Review of Documented Health and Environmental Benefits Derived from Ornamental Horticulture Products
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There are plenty of career opportunities in the field of horticulture. The Landscape industry has worked closely with the Ministries of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), to provide education at the high school, college and university levels that give individuals the skills they need for a successful career in the industry.
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Canada’s coast to coast, three-day celebration of National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father’s Day.
National Tree Day
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Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.
An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.