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Groundskeeper II – University of Iowa

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Position details Position Type: Technical/craft Job Type: Full-time/school year (8-month position, approx. April 1-Nov. 30 each year) Organization: Athletics Department: Athletics facility Building: Carver Hawkeye Arena (CHA) Contract work location/area: Athletics Salary: $2,758/month, $24,820/year Pay grade: 08 Schedule: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday May work night/weekend hours depending on weather conditions Read the job description on the UI website Special Qualifications (read definitions) Functional supervision License/Certifications...

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Nursery Assistant Manager (full-time, year-round)

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Objective To direct and assist nursery staff in day-to-day operations to develop and maintain a nursery of unsurpassed quality in terms of materials and organization. Duties Working with other nursery management on day-to-day activities. Helping customers by answering questions about any retail materials (plants and hardscape) and also assisting with design recommendations. Assign, supervise, and assist nursery staff members in nursery and plant maintenance. Work with tagging department to streamline tagging process. Skill/Experience...

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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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Hiring a Garden Center Manager

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Pinter Landscaping is looking for an ambitious, energetic person to join our team. This is full time, seasonal work, 5 – 6 days per week. A Horticulture degree  and more than one year experience is required. Tasks included, but not limited to: potting plants, watering  plants and trees, keep area clean, weeded, and maintained, create garden center displays, interact with customers in the garden center, answer customer questions, plant sales, help customers load plants and trees and load and unload plant shipments (able to lift 50# or more)....

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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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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.
You know what...

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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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