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Grieve Inducted Into the 2019 INLA Hall of Fame

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in news, Slider

Grieve Inducted Into the 2019 INLA Hall of Fame

Ames, Iowa – On February 23, 2019, the Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA) recognized Linda Grieve, owner of Perennial Gardens in Ankeny, Iowa. INLA honored Grieve at the INLA hosted awards ceremony during the Iowa State University Shade Tree & Short Course in Ames, Iowa. Grieve graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in psychology, after which she moved to Richland Missouri to teach elementary classes while her husband was serving in Korea for the United States Army. She eventually went back to school herself and earned a master’s degree in Counseling from...

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Burkle Named 2019 ICNP of the Year

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in news, Slider

Burkle Named 2019 ICNP of the Year

Ames, Iowa – On February 23, 2019, the Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA) named Michael Burkle, Landscape Construction Instructor at Kirkwood Community College and small business owner, as the 2019 ICNP of the Year. He was named at the INLA hosted awards ceremony during the Iowa State University Shade Tree & Short Course in Ames, Iowa. Everyone who knows Burkle describes him as a humble and kind man of few words. He is truly a teacher in everything he does. Burkle has fun identifying hardscape patterns on walks with his wife and quite possibly noting a job well done or...

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Adolph Presented with 2019 INLA Merit Award

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in news, Slider

Adolph Presented with 2019 INLA Merit Award

Ames, Iowa – On February 23, 2019, the Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA) recognized Robert Adolph of Midwest Groundcovers. Adolph began at Midwest Groundcovers in 1985 as an Assistant Propagator Trainee after graduating from Iowa State University (ISU). Adolph started at the bottom, literally, gluing water pipe in the ditches. As he got out of the ditches, he became responsible for maintenance and is now the Maintenance & Construction Manager of two large growing nurseries and a redistribution material hub. “My interactions with the owners [of Midwest Groundcovers] and the...

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Calling All Volunteers! INLA 2018 Day of Service

Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Events, news, Slider

Calling All Volunteers! INLA 2018 Day of Service

Volunteer and Help Iowa Communities September 11, 2018 (rain date 9/18/18)   IOWA ARBORETUM 1875 Peach Ave, Madrid, IA 50156   The Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA) will help mark the Iowa Arboretum’s 50th anniversary with our annual Day of Service on September 11, 2018, in Madrid. This annual day of service brings together INLA professionals and horticulture students from area community colleges and universities for a day benefiting Iowa organizations and communities. Students from Iowa State University, Kirkwood Community College, and Des Moines Area Community College...

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Recognitions at the 2018 ISU Shade Tree Short Course & INLA Trade Show

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 in Events, news, Slider

Recognitions at the 2018 ISU Shade Tree Short Course & INLA Trade Show

At the INLA annual meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21, INLA President John Hughes announced the 2017-18 INLA scholarship recipients as well as presented the “2018 Merit Award” to Wayne Koos, “2018 ICNP of The Year Award” to Anne Marie VanDerZanden, and “2018 Hall of Fame” to Doug Matthias. 2018  Merit Award   – Wayne Koos Our Merit Award winner first became interested in horticulture when he was looking to plant a windbreak for his home. He attended workshops and events at the Iowa Arboretum and later joined as a member in the late 1980’s. He found himself constantly volunteering and...

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e-Newsletter Advertising

Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Slider

e-Newsletter Advertising

Time to grab your advertising goals by the plants! Get more bang for your buck: The INLA monthly newsletter gives you the exposure your business needs. Reach more professionals: A targeted and growing distribution reaches the most Iowa industry professionals. Sit back, it is easier than ever: Unsure about advertising? INLA can help. Give us a call and we can make a plan together that right for you.   Circulation Our published electronic monthly newsletter goes to around 250 INLA members, Iowa Certified Nursery Professionals, and select green industry groups across Iowa.   Dates...

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