2020 INLA Awards Announced

During the 2021 Virtual Indiana Green Expo (IGE) live Landscape Session on Wednesday, January 20, the INLA Award of Excellence and Special Achievement Awards were announced by INLA executive director, Rick Haggard.  Typically the awards are announced in person at the INLA annual meeting during the IGE at the Indiana Convention Center but this year […]

IGE Sponsor Opportunities Zoom Meeting

Discover the sponsor opportunities available at the 2021 Virtual Indiana Green Expo (IGE) by attending this  Zoom meeting. Date/Time: January 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Because of the virtual format for the IGE 2021, a wide variety of new vendor/sponsor opportunities have been developed. This Zoom meeting will give you […]

In Memoriam: Carmen S. Holeman

We are saddened to announce the passing of Carmen S. Holeman, wife to Mark M. Holeman who predeceased her in May 2020. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Holeman family. Indianapolis — Carmen S. Holeman, 97, born April 29, 1923, in Mauthausen, Austria, died December 17. Her husband Mark M. Holeman predeceased her in […]

In Memoriam: Robert Delaby

It is with great sadness to announce that INLA member, Rob Delaby, owner and creative architect of Oasis Outdoor Living and Landscaping located in Fortville, Indiana, passed away tragically at a private hunting club in Henderson Kentucky in the early morning of December 17, 2020 due to a fire. Besides Rob, his dog also perished […]

Big Win on “Horticulture as Agriculture!”

Big Win on “Horticulture as Agriculture!” By AmericanHort The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) released an Interim Final Rule (IFR) on November 19 to announce their decision on potential modification of the agricultural commodity definition for transportation. The verdict is in…and it is good. The agency states that it “considers plants, including sod, flowers, ornamentals, […]

Indiana Accredited Horticulturist Exams

During COVID-19 INLA has suspended any planned IAH exams, however if you are a Master IAH you are qualified to give the exam in your area or company. To do so, please contact INLA executive director, Rick Haggard at 317-889-2382 or rhaggard@inla1.org to coordinate the details. To learn more about IAH certification please visit https://inla1.org/iah-certification/. […]

PPA 2021 Plant of the Year™

2021 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year™ Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta  |  Common Name: Lesser Catmint Like a cloud of confetti, tiny white flowers (sometimes touched with pale blue) appear from early summer to fall. This full-sun perennial has a low mounding or bushy habit, ideal for the front of the border, rock gardens, […]

Purdue Landscape Report: Virtual

Purdue Landscape Report: Virtual The Purdue Landscape Report Team is excited to offer you an online learning opportunity on Wednesdays (every 2 weeks/September 2 to November 4) at 12:00 pm (Eastern) via Zoom and Facebook Live. This is part of our on-going, biweekly series. The topics and speakers will vary each session, so check out […]

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 […]