Here are the many ways being a Member works for you!!
PLCAO provides educational seminars to keep you up to date on industry news such as equipment, new chemical products including advances in white grub control and other technologies. Members have special registration fees and are notified early of coming seminars.
Ontario Turfgrass Symposium
An annual symposium “Ontario Turfgrass Symposium” has a section dedicated to the education of the lawn care industry. A discount of up to $55.00 is available to PLCAO Members.
Signs & Stakes
PLCAO retails Residential and Commercial Green Notice Signs, Red Warning Signs and black plastic Step Stakes. We also carry Masker-Aid, an odour counteractant. All offered at reasonable rates.
With you authorization, your business information will be added to the website.
Safety & Ethics
Promotes responsible and safe use of pesticides. Has in effect a high standard code of ethics.
PLCAO lobbies on behalf of all lawn care companies ensuring good legislation. PLCAO communicates with the government and other organizations to develop and implement workable legislation for the lawn care industry.
Research & Support
PLCAO helps support ongoing research in the Turfgrass industry at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute.
We help our members locate liability insurance companies.
Displaying your free PLCAO logo membership stickers indicates to the public and customers that you belong to a professional association, this adds professionalism and confidence.
On behalf of its members Professional Lawn Care Association of Ontario awards cash to the 2 highest marks for the Turf Managers’ Short Course.
PLCAO offers support in the way of Fact Sheets and brochures on request to its members to answer any questions or concerns to their respective members. General tips and environmental information are available.
Fully dedicated office staff is available to help our direct you with questions or concerns.
PLCAO has an Online Forum available for you to ask questions, look for answers and post concerns.