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Next ICNP Classes Held on February 20 in Ames

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 in Events, news, Slider

Next ICNP Classes Held on February 20 in Ames

  Please join us on February 20, 2018, in Ames for the next certification date for the INLA Certified Nursery Professional class. You can download the registration form here and send back to the INLA office listed on the form. View full details on the ICNP certification here.    Purpose The purpose of the INLA Certified Nursery Professional program is threefold: * to improve the skill and knowledge of green industry employees; * to have this improvement and professional qualification recognized in the eyes of the public, as well as within the landscape and nursery industry; * and...

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2018 INLA Trade Show Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Events, news, Slider

2018 INLA Trade Show Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!

2018 INLA Trade Show FEBRUARY 20-22, 2018   Download Exhibitor Packet The ISU Shade Tree Short Course and INLA Trade Show exhibitor registration is now open! Your participation is critical to the excitement of our conference, association, and statewide horticulture industry. Iowa State’s annual Shade Tree Short Course is once again teaming up with the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association’s Trade Show. The partnership brings exhibitors an even bigger, better opportunity to connect with potential clients by highlighting the best of both worlds and incorporating INLA’s long-standing...

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Scholarship Deadlines – November 15

Posted on Oct 1, 2017 in news, Scholarships

Scholarship Deadlines – November 15

Please be advised that there is a new deadline for scholarships. The deadline will now be November 15 each year to submit scholarship applications. Please go to the Scholarships page and download the scholarship materials if you wish to be considered. If you have questions please call the INLA office at 515-262-8323. Haber Scholarship One $2,000 scholarship and registration to the 2017 ISU Shade Tree Short Course and INLA Banquet is awarded to a student at ISU studying Horticulture. Community College Scholarship $500 annual scholarships are awarded to three students at Iowa Community...

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Member Companies & Students Help OWL Patients & Their Families

Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in Events, news, Slider

Member Companies & Students Help OWL Patients & Their Families

The sixth annual INLA Day of Service was held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the On With Life, Inc. (OWL) facility at their Ankeny campus.  Around 30 volunteers including: member companies, DMACC and Kirkwood Community College horticulture students, as well as board members. All our volunteers received plenty of food and t-shirts. A BIG thank you goes out to Shawna Moss at Kirkwood for her fundraising efforts, Linda Grieve at PerennialGardens for the design wok for the project, and Cindy at OWL for her homemade treats! 2017 SPONSORS: Hughes Nursery & Landscaping Foster’s Lawn &...

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2017 Day of Service Location Announced

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Events, news

2017 Day of Service Location Announced

2017 Day of Service to benefit On With Life Patients and Their Families in Ankeny The fifth annual INLA Service Day date has been announced! On September 13, 2017 the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association will help On With Life, Inc. complete their therapeutic grounds project.  “Currently, On With Life is lacking an outdoor environment for those in rehabilitation and their family members. We have limited outdoor areas for persons served to explore, places that a young parent can play with his or her child, or places where families can relax and have respite from the challenges of their...

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AmericanHort Names New Board Members and Officers for 2017

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 in news

AmericanHort Names New Board Members and Officers for 2017

The AmericanHort Board of Directors, which includes leaders from across the horticulture industry covering various experiences and backgrounds, will welcome three newly elected members and a new slate of officers at Cultivate’17 in Columbus, OH, in July. The new Board members are: • Steve Castorani, CEO/President of North Creek Nurseries • Tom Hughes, owner of Hughes Nursery & Landscaping • Cole Mangum, Vice President of Production at Bell Nursery.   Teri Bates of Bates Sons and Daughters, Inc., current Chairman of the Board, will become Immediate Past Chairman of the Board and...

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