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2018 INLA Trade Show Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Events, news | 0 comments

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...

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Scholarship Deadlines – November 15

Posted by on Oct 1, 2017 in news, Scholarships | 0 comments

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...

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Member Companies & Students Help OWL Patients & Their Families

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Events, news, Slider | 0 comments

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:...

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2017 Day of Service Location Announced

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Events, news | 0 comments

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...

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AmericanHort Names New Board Members and Officers for 2017

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in news | 0 comments

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...

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ICNP of the Year Awarded

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in news | 0 comments

Paul Saladin was awarded the 2017 ICNP of the year award by the INLA board of directors. Paul began his academic career back at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He originally wanted to study aeronautical engineering and then decided his passion was for PLANTS! He was a Forestry major undergrad. Many of his friends and family cautioned him that getting a degree in Forestry was a dead end for getting a job but he pressed on. His first year out of college he enrolled and served for two years in the Peace Corps. His assignments was...

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2017 Exhibitor Registration Now Open!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

2017 Exhibitor Registration Now Open!

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. Download Exhibitor Packet 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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For Sale: Vermeer Tree Spade

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in For Sale | 0 comments

For Sale: Vermeer Tree Spade Model TS44A Call Dwight Hughes at 319-360-8787 Hughes Nursery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Horticulture Students and Iowa Nursery and Landscape Companies Work Together to Honor 9/11

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Horticulture Students and Iowa Nursery and Landscape Companies Work Together to Honor 9/11

The 2016 Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association (INLA) Day of Service was held on September 13 at the Iowa Arboretum in Madrid, IA. Annually INLA holds a Day of Service at a location in Iowa to remember the events of 9/11/2001 and to ask INLA members to volunteer to give back in the community. Over 30 volunteers participated in the 2016 Day of Service. Horticulture students from Des Moines Area Community College and Kirkwood Community College participated along with the INLA member companies and board of directors. The 2016 Day of Service...

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Iowa Nursery and Landscape Companies Honor 9/11 with day of Service in Madrid

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Iowa Nursery and Landscape Companies Honor 9/11 with day of Service in Madrid

On September 7, 2016 the Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA) is hosting the 5th annual Day of Service in Iowa at the Iowa Arboretum in Madrid, Iowa. This annual opportunity is to remember the events of 9/11/2001 and to ask INLA members to volunteer to give back in the community. The INLA Day of Service Planning Committee began in 2011 and held its first Day of Service, INLA has continued to choose locations all across central Iowa. Around 29 INLA member volunteers participated in the 2015 Day of Service to revive Linn Hall on the...

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