New Law Takes Effect July 1

New Law Takes Effect July 1 During the 2020 legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly passed House Bill 1070 which addresses distracted driving and takes affect July 1. Hoosier motorists will now be required to use hands-free or voice-operated technology if using a cellphone when behind the wheel. This new law does not prevent you […]

INEF Shooting for Scholarships

Registration now open for our most popular event of the year! This year, INLA’s summer fundraiser will be one day only and include the Shooting for Scholarship event. Unlike previous years, the event will not include the Summer Tour and dinner that traditionally was held on the first day. This decision was made out of […]

2020 Turf and Landscape Virtual Field Day

2020 Turf and Landscape Virtual Field Day July 14 – July 21, 2020  • Online registration due: July 10 The Tradition Continues in 2020! Indiana’s largest green industry field day continues its tradition of providing high-quality education, turf and landscape research updates, product updates and even networking opportunities for attendees — while also practicing safe […]

Green Industry Alliance Golf Outing

Green Industry Alliance Golf Outing Fundraiser *** EVENT DATE CHANGE: October 1, 2020 *** Join Green Industry Alliance (GIA) on July 9 for their annual golf fundraiser. The day’s events includes a golf, prizes, and dinner — all with appropriate social distancing. Sponsorships available — see registration form below. Due to the uncertainty of the […]

Talking Confidently About Climate Change in Indiana, and Beyond

Talking Confidently About Climate Change in Indiana, and Beyond Virtual Training Series in June 2020 This virtual training series is designed to familiarize Indiana educators and professionals with foundational knowledge about climate change so they can be more confident answering questions and engaging in climate change discussions. Attendees will learn why our climate is changing, how […]

INEF Scholarship Application NEW Deadline: May 31

Application Deadline Extended for Indiana Nursery Endowment Fund Scholarship New Applications Deadline:  May 31, 2020 INLA’s scholarship fund, the Indiana Nursery Endowment Fund, awards scholarships up to $6,000 each year to one or more full-time students enrolled in horticulture or landscape horticulture related classes at either Vincennes University or Purdue University. Scholarship recipients receive half […]

IGE 2021 Early Bird Exhibitor Deadline

Education: January 19–21  /  Trade Show: January 20–21 Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN Early Bird Special — Contract by May 31, 2020 Exhibitors who contract and submit 50% deposit by May 31, 2020 not only receive preferred booth placement plus many additional perks. Go to to learn more about the benefits of being an […]

Mark Holeman: A Century Well Lived

Mark Holeman: A Century Well Lived Mark Holeman was a man of many talents and interests. He was a creator of distinctive gardens. He was a collector of books, contemporary art, and uncommon plants. He loved fine wine, good food, and entertaining with both. He appreciated opera and a Roger Federer backhand. He had a […]

Current Issues in the Green Industry: Featuring Senator Mike Braun

Current Issues in the Green Industry: Featuring Senator Mike Braun ONLINE MEETING presented by Purdue Extension & INLA   |  Kyle Daniel Join us Tuesday, May 12, 4:00 pm (Eastern) via computer at this link: The Purdue Green Industry Team and Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association would like to invite you to a virtual event […]

The passing of Garry Estes

Message from Estes Material Sales announcing Garry Estes passing… With heavy hearts…. We are contacting you today with heavy hearts as we deliver the very sad news as our founder, Garry Estes, passed away unexpectedly on 4/20/20. Please be thinking of his wife Mary Lou and all us through these most difficult times. Garry appreciated […]