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Garden centre sessions part of CGC program today


October 9, 2014
By Dave Harrison

Oct. 9, 2014, Niagara Falls — Longtime volunteer Tim Vaandering, of
Myers Lawn and Garden, was presented with this year’s Volunteer
Appreciation award yesterday during the Canadian Greenhouse Conference
at the Scotiabank Convention Centre.

Oct. 9, 2014, Niagara Falls — Longtime volunteer Tim Vaandering, of Myers Lawn and Garden, was presented with this year’s Volunteer Appreciation award yesterday during the Canadian Greenhouse Conference at the Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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Tim Vaandering, at left, and trade fair committee chair Lorne King.

Trade fair committee chair Lorne King made the presentation.

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Today is the final day of the show, with registration opening at 8 and the trade show beginning at 8:30. Educational sessions begin at 9:30 and continue throughout the day.

Today’s highlights include a Sprayer Clinic (2 to 3:30) research updates (2 to 3:30); an all-day garden centre track which will include presentations on new varieties, pest management and social media, among other topics; and a biopesticides session for vegetable crops.

Talks on labour management are also scheduled (9:30 to 11), along with an “Ask The Expert” session, also from 9:30 to 11.

The conference also features New Varieties and New Products displays.

This is the concluding day of this year's conference.


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