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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. Quint...

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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...

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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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Landscape Architect/Designer

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Applicants for the landscape design position should have a Bachelors or an Associate Degree in Landscape Architecture/Design and a minimum of three years’ experience in landscape design. They will need a strong knowledge of plant material, hardscapes, design technique, and theory that can be utilized in creating landscapes that are unique and reflect the client’s needs. To succeed in this position you must have good communication skills be creative, client focused, organized, results oriented, and able to work independently and with the team....

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Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Full time Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA. Excellent benefit package including medical/dental/401K/vacation. Qualifications: Horticulture or Ag Business degree, or equivalent experience in the nursery/greenhouse industry. Technical knowledge of plants required. JOB DUTIES: Assist in daily purchasing of Bedding Plants, Perennials, Tropicals, Nursery Stock, Houseplants, and Bulbs Establish & maintain relationships with our grower partners, both woody and herbaceous, across the U.S. Assist in planning production schedules...

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2016 Exhibitor Registration Now Open

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

2016 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...

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2016 Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

ISU Shade Tree Short Course INLA Trade Show Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!   The Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course and Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association committee and board would like to welcome you to Ames and to the biggest and best horticultural nursery event in the State of Iowa! The last 6 years we have averaged over 700 horticulture, tree, and landscape experts in one location to learn, share, and promote our industry together. Attendees will vary from INLA members, IA Arborist members, to municipal employees and...

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