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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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Nursery Stock Sales

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Job Postings | 0 comments

PlantRight, LLC, is a 7-year-old professional sales and marketing company looking to add outside sales talent in the Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma territory to continue growth above and beyond industry and economic standards. You are an analytical person that has a naturally persuasive style. You are energetic and a strong multi-tasker. You are competitive and like overcoming challenges. You like to meet and interact with lots of people. You know how to make things happen and be able to get things done in a timely manner.
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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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Landscape Supervisor

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Ted Lare Design Build is looking for motivated, self-starters to fill an immediate position for a landscaping construction supervisor, this is a working supervisor position. Various tasks include construction of stone retaining walls, patios, pathways, and landscape installation. You must have a minimum of 5 years of hands on experience in landscape construction. Applicants must be tobacco free in the workplace, have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record, we will run an MVR on all driving records. Position starting at...

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Landscape Laborers

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Ted Lare Design Build is looking for motivated, self-starters to fill positions for landscaping laborers. Various tasks include construction of stone retaining walls, patios, pathways, plantings, and landscape installation. Previous landscape experience is a plus, but not required. Applicants must be tobacco free in the workplace, have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record, we will run an MVR on all driving records. Wages start at $13-$15/hr +based on experience. We provide uniforms and benefits. Call Bobby...

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Thank You To Our 2016 Sponsors

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Thank You To Our 2016 Sponsors

  The 60th Annual STSC and INLA Trade Show was another successful event! INLA would like to take a moment to recognize all of our 2016 sponsors. We could not have such a wonderful and educational event without you! A big thanks goes out to Tim Meyers of Steffens Auction for helping with the live auction AND all auction participants! It was a fantastic event. Please read our March newsletter for the full list of exhibitors and auction donars. Gold Sponsors ($500): B & B Bedding Golden Valley Hardscapes / Xylem Ltd. Quick Supply Co....

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THREE IOWA PROFESSIONALS AWARDED FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICES IN THE INDUSTRY

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in news | 0 comments

THREE IOWA PROFESSIONALS AWARDED FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICES IN THE INDUSTRY

AMES, IA – During the 60th Annual Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association (INLA) Trade Show the association presented awards to three Iowa professionals. Each year INLA choses industry professionals to receive the Iowa Certified Nursery Professional of the Year, INLA Hall of Fame Inductee, and the INLA Award of Merit. For her contribution to the INLA by instilling enthusiasm and interest in the young people of our industry, our 2016 ICNP of the Year is Shawna Moss of Kirkwood Community College. INLA would like to recognize her for the strong...

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Gardens Grace

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Gardens Grace, Inc is an award winning residential/commercial landscape company providing custom design-build and maintenance services to clients in the Des Moines and surrounding areas. We believe that a great project starts with a great team who shares ideas and works together! We take pride in the quality of our work and value continually learning in order to grow both as individuals and as a team. We have an amazing group of people building some very cool projects and are looking for a Landscape Foreman to join our team! Landscape Foreman...

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Landscape Maintenance Manager Position

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Requirements Possess the ability to schedule, organize and lead a small crew to conduct the landscape maintenance required of our clients. Display the ability to accurately estimate and negotiate maintenance contracts. Have the ability to drive and operate all equipment required to successfully complete all maintenance activities. Pesticide Applicators License required or ability to acquire one with job offer. Valid Iowa Drivers License is required. Possess the ability to lead your crew on occasional planting projects. Display the ability to...

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Orchard Manager and Horticulturist at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch is a family-friendly fall festival in Gretna, NE open to the public mid-September through October 31st. We offer 50+ attractions, but the main draw for families is our 55 acres of  pick-your-own pumpkins. We have a 20-acre high-density orchard and plan to develop our apple business further in the coming years, offering pick-your-own apples to the public, pressing apple cider and brewing hard cider. Vala’s Pumpkin Patch is looking for a full-time, year round agricultural director with a passion for agriculture and a...

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