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May 1-3: BCRPA 2019 Symposium, Whistler

We’re expecting a great lineup of recreation and parks professionals at this year’s symposium interested in exploring best practices, innovative solutions and trends in the sector. This private event features keynote presentations, plenary discussions, in-depth sessions and snapshot presentations along with networking opportunities, social events, and a one-day tradeshow. For more information, visit: BCRPA Symposium

January 28th, 2019|Blog|

Feb 27-28: BCRPA 2019 Spring Training, Langley

We look forward each year to the BCRPA Spring Training Conference. This private conference is BC’s only provincial professional development event for parks professionals in the province which enables our staff to: Stay on top of trends and hot issues.Learn about best practices, new technology and regulations.Strengthen connections with colleagues from all over the province.Learn […]

January 28th, 2019|Blog|

Arid into Oasis with a Residential Lawn Installation

Western Turf Farms provided the turf for a transformational residential lawn install turning an arid area into an oasis along the Thompson River in Kamloops, BC.  Record heat made outdoor recreation almost unbearable this summer, but a sod installation made this magical transformation into a cool, refreshing and useful landscape! We provide turf not just for commercial […]

November 12th, 2018|Blog, Projects|

Sep 26-27: CanWest Hort Expo 2018, Abbotsford

Western Canada’s Premium Horticulture Show at TRADEX in Abbotsford We all benefit from supporting and strengthening BCs horticulture industry. A big thank you to the BC Landscape & Nursery Association for managing the expo and their work in promoting and setting professional standards, training and certification in horticulture for nursery growers, landscape professionals, retail garden […]

July 24th, 2018|Blog|

Contest – Win a Vegetable Garden Package ($100 Value)

Nothing beats the taste of fresh home grown vegetables. WIN a Vegetable Garden Package from Art’s Nursery. Learn how you can grow vegetables in small spaces and get the advice, seedlings, seed, soil and natural fertilizer to start growing what you want. Choose from lettuce, tomatoes, radishes, zucchinis, garlic, herbs and much more. At Western […]

April 22nd, 2018|Blog, Contest|

Green Roofs and Parks for Healthy Cities

How city parks, green roofs, permeable parkings and swales make cities green and cool again. Built of glass, steal, and concrete, urban cities were made to “last”, not to grapple with the ebbs and flows of climate change. Increasing temperatures and greater precipitation are felt more intensely in the concrete jungles where heat is deflected […]

September 28th, 2017|Blog, Municipal Turf|

5 Lawn Games to Enjoy With Your Kids

Summer is in full swing!!! A collective sigh comes from parents everywhere as they release their offspring out of the house and into the backyard lawn. Time for fresh air and good ol’ fashioned fun…. But, not so fast!  With the lure of favourite indoor toys and television, how can the yard possibly compete…that is, […]

August 1st, 2017|Blog|

Contest – Win a New Lawn

Win A New Lawn For Your Home This Spring ($500 value)! With the arrival of spring, it’s a great time to assess your lawn’s condition and take action to create a healthy green space for your summer enjoyment! If your lawn is damaged beyond repair, no matter the reason – Chafer Beetle, moss, weeds, poor […]

April 7th, 2017|Blog, Contest|

Feb 22-26: BC Home and Garden Show 2017, Vancouver

Come and see us at the BC Home and Garden Show in Vancouver which is happening from Feb. 22 to 26 at BC Place Stadium. If you’re planning to get a new lawn, want to improve the look of your current lawn or simply want some advice, we’re there to answer all your questions. Of course we’ll have some […]

January 30th, 2017|Blog|