Certification, Training, Insurances


Insurance & Liability

Peace, Love, and Landscaping became a registered business in 2006. We are fully Insured, from our vehicles, through Errors and Omissions, to Commercial Liability through the Hort Protect program offered by Marsh Canada.

We comply with Ministry of Labour and Ontario Health & Safety Standards, and all our employees are WSIB compliant.

We have an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

We are active members of Landscape Ontario (the Landscape Industry Trades Association), as well as the CNLA (Canadian Nursery and Landscaping Association).

Educational

Wolfegang Bonham is an honours graduate from Mohawk College in both Landscape Design and Horticulture.

Jeff Cunningham is a graduate from Lambton College in Landscape Construction and the Golf Course Technician Program, as well as completing two other Turf Management programs (University of Guelph and Cornell University)

Industry Training

Both Wolfegang Bonham and Jeff Cunningham are ICPI (Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute) Certified Installers. Wolfe is also recognized as a Retaining Wall specialist, having completed NCMA (National Concrete Management Association) Segmental Retaining Wall Certification training.

Wolfe holds training certificates from both Envirobond (for interlocking paver jointing sand installation) and CAST Lighting (for Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Design and Installation).

He is also one of less than a dozen landscapers in Ontario holding a Certificate in Dry Stone Wall construction from the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain.

Further to that, he completed studies in Japan in Japanese Garden Design from the famed landscape architecture firm Kosugi Zo-en.

He has also just recently completed his training to be a Certified Feng Shui Consultant through the Canadian Schools of Feng Shui.

Awards

Peace, Love, and Landscaping have been consistent winners in the Burlington Reader’s Choice Awards (Gold Level in 2010, 2011, Platinum in 2012), and just recently received a Platinum Level Award in the Hamilton Reader’s Choice Awards.

In 2011 Peace, Love, and Landscaping received the award for Most Outstanding Use of Structures at Canada Blooms; Canada’s largest and most prestigious garden show.

We were recognized by the Canadian Red Cross for our generous fund raising efforts following the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami.

Wolfegang Bonham personally received the President’s Award from the Oakville Horticultural Society for Outstanding Contributions to the world of Horticulture, as well as the City of Hamilton’s Trillium Bursary for top marks in Landscape Design.