Community Involvement

 Beamish Landscape Services is a part of the community. We have been involved with many charity organizations, and we are happy to say we participate throughout the year.

We have expanded our advertising to the LIFESTYLE Magazine for the 2014 season.  www.lifestylemagazineonline.com

Upper Canada Stone Catalogue

We now have 2 projects featured in their catalogue of products!  Look Beamish landscape up on line at Upper Canada Stone Company www.uppercanadastone.com

We were featured in one of their advertising campaigns. Take a look at their 2013 Catalogue pages 10&12.  The new 2014 products catalogue is available and we are featured on pages 13 &15.

Beamish Landscaping was also featured in Upper Canada Stone Newsletter, click here to view the newsletter pdf

We won “Best Booth” at the St. Thomas Home Show 2014

A big congratulations to our employees who helped put up the booth this year at the St. Thomas Home Show at the Timken Centre this year.  With out their help the booth would not have looked so good!

Home Show 2014Home Show 2014-1

Canadale Spring Garden Show St. Thomas 2014

Canadales 2014 Same booth, new look moved to a different location!

Veterans Memorial Parkway Community Program:

VMP

In the fall of 2013/and in the Fall of 2014 Beamish Landscape Services donated time and machine to aid in this worth while project. This winter (2014) at the monthly Landscape Ontario meeting in March Bill Beamish was awarded a certificate along with other professionals from the area to thank them for their donated service towards the Veterans memorial Parkway Community Program

Big congratulations to Veterans Memorial Parkway Community Program (VMPCP) who have been awarded the Green for Life Community Award from the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association. The award was presented to VMPCP executive director Barry Sandler at the 11th Annual National Awards of Landscape Excellence in St. John’s, Newfoundland on January 29th.

A 10 Km Living Guard of Honour for Our Veterans

The Veterans Memorial Parkway Community Project is a partnership between government, business and the community to build a lasting tribute to our servicemen and women.  Last Fall Beamish Landscape Services offered its help to this project in helping plant more than 300+ trees along the highway.  This year Beamish Landscape will be lending a hand again.  For more information if you would like to volunteer:     treefortheparkway.ca

We at Beamish Landscape Service are always learning:

Improved Grounds Maintenance Course offered by Landscape Ontario

ICPI-Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, Concrete pavers installer course

Informative monthly meetings in London with the London Chapter of Landscape Ontario.  February topic is Evasive species of plants.  March topic is Health & Safety.

Unilock Contractor Advantage Seminar- Cambridge / Waterloo Region February 2014

Permacon Contractor Seminar-Hamilton February 2014

Concrete Paver Installer Certification:  2 day classroom instruction for our construction installer David in February

W.H.I.M.I.S:  All staff will be updating their W.H.I.M.I.S status in March along with other companies in the area.

John Brookes at Toronto Botanical Garden:  4 day master class with John Brookes

With 50 years of garden design and teaching experience, and more than 30 books in as many different languages, John Brookes has designed over 1,200 gardens around the world. His extensive design portfolio ranges from traditional English gardens, both formal and informal, to modern, minimalist, Islamic and wild. Mr. Brookes was awarded an MBE for garden design and services to horticulture in 2004, as well as the Award of Distinction by the American Association of Professional Landscape Designers. Shannon will not be missing this rare opportunity to learn from a legend 

CLD Certification

Shannon our Landscape Designer, is going to write her CLD Certification from Landscape Ontario, past the construction while at the Landscape Ontario Congress this January now to concentrate  on to the Portfolio.

Collecting material for the holidays at the Zehr Farm

Collecting Greenery 2013

Collecting Greenery 2

Silverthorn Landscape Supplies   46400 Talbot Line RR#3 St. Thomas

Planting with Silverthorn

This past summer of 2013 we enlisted the help of the big blue New Holland from Silverthorn Landscape Supplies to help us move a larger specimen trees into a back yard of a St. Thomas home. Thank you for your patience and hard work all who gave us a hand!

Tim Barret has worked  for Beamish Landscape for 6 years.

Tim Barrett is a member of the Board of Directors for the Elgin Military Museum that is working to bring the decommissioned Oberon Class Submarine HMCS Ojibwa to Port Burwell this Fall.  The Ojibwa is the first cold war submarine built especially for Canada serving from 1965-1998 will be the center piece for the new Elgin Military Museum of Naval History.

Spring hours to be  announced soon

Ojibwa will be open for tours during Spring Break in March.  We will be announcing our new spring hours shortly. In the meantime, tours are available by appointment for groups of 5 or more between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 7 days a week with a minimum of 24 hours notice.  Phone for tickets or to schedule a tour:  519-633-7641  info@projectojibwa.ca  3 Pitt St. Port Burwell.

St Thomas Kiwanis Club – Trivia

For over 10 years we have participated and have been successful winners. With the winnings going back to the Club.

2010 International County Plowing Match

We were a part of the landscape organizing committee for this international event.

CO-OP opportunity

We offer opportunities for both local high schools and Fanshawe College students. We mentor and teach students during the fall semester providing hands on experience that is a boost to anyone learning the trade. To discuss your Co-op opportunities contact us direct – beamishlandscape@rogers.com

Communities in Bloom

For many years we have been involved with the City of St. Thomas for the Communities in Bloom celebration. Our involvement was instrumental when the city won the highly coveted 5 blooms award!