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Schrock Named ICNP of the Year

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in news, Slider | 0 comments

Schrock Named ICNP of the Year

Dylan J. Schrock of North Liberty was Iowa Certified Nursery Professional (ICNP) of the Year at the 2020 INLA annual meeting. Each year the association leadership identifies an individual who exemplifies the characteristics that are key to an ICNP. Schrock currently works for the University of Iowa as their groundskeeper. He received his degree from Kirkwood Community College in Landscape Design. He also received the INLA Community College Scholarship in 2016. Most recently, Schrock participated as a volunteer for the INLA Day of Service...

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New Date Announced for Postponed Day of Service 9.26.19

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Events, news | 0 comments

New Date Announced for Postponed Day of Service 9.26.19

2019 INLA Day of Service Coming Up Fast! WHEN: September 19, 2019 – NEW DATE: SEPTEMBER 26 WHERE: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa | 730 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52246   For the 2019 Day of Service, INLA is traveling to Iowa City on September 19, 2019. Our volunteers and member companies are helping with a landscaping project at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa. “The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois helps families with sick children stay close to each other and...

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Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden Annual Symposium

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Events, news | 0 comments

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden Annual Symposium

Saturday, October 19, 2019. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The annual symposium is the Botanical Garden’s signature educational opportunity for advancing gardening in Iowa. Each fall, four internationally acclaimed lecturers visit Des Moines to speak about current topics that impact home horticulture, plant sciences and/or ecology. This year’s symposium theme is The Resilient Garden. Discover multi-layered, colorful and resilient gardens, from a rural presidential estate to the Brooklyn Bridge, that will inspire you to balance biodiversity with beauty in...

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Grieve Inducted Into the 2019 INLA Hall of Fame

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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...

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Burkle Named 2019 ICNP of the Year

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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...

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Adolph Presented with 2019 INLA Merit Award

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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...

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CDL Delivery Driver/Equipement Operator

Posted by on Mar 8, 2019 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Matthias Landscaping is a family owned design/build landscape firm that has been in business for over 25 years and a proven industry leader in N. E. Iowa installing both commercial and residential landscapes. We offer a stable steady work environment with reliable equipment and a competitive benefits package. Choosing Matthias will allow you to work within a team environment in a fast paced, evolving industry with some of the most talented people in the Cedar Valley. Matthias can offer you: State of the Art Equipment Competitive wage based on...

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Landscape Construction Supervisor

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Company: Ted Lare Design Build is a reputable full service Landscaping company seeking Landscape Construction Supervisors who are willing to grow with us. We focus on professionalism and a strong drive to be the best landscaping in the Metro in terms of quality, speed, and efficiency. We expect a lot from our supervisors but compensate well with competitive wages and benefits. Job Description: We are looking for a reliable, hard-working individual who doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty, who likes working outside and takes pride in...

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63RD ANNUAL ISU SHADE TREE SHORT COURSE & INLA TRADE SHOW

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Events, news | 0 comments

63RD ANNUAL ISU SHADE TREE SHORT COURSE & INLA TRADE SHOW

  SAVE THE DATE! 63RD ANNUAL ISU SHADE TREE SHORT COURSE & INLA TRADE SHOW February 19-21, 2019 SCHEMAN BUILDING, AMES   Add Feb 19-21, 2019 to your calendar! The 2019 INLA Trade Show will be full of education, networking, INLA hosted member meeting, a scholarship hospitality hour, and more! The schedule has been announced and you can view all updates are posted on the Trade Show page.   Iowa State University’s Shade Tree Short Course is once again teaming up with the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association and the...

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Calling All Volunteers! INLA 2018 Day of Service

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Events, news, Slider | 0 comments

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...

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