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 […]

Purdue College of Agriculture VIRTUAL Fall Career Fair

Purdue College of Agriculture VIRTUAL Fall Career Fair Virtual Career Fair – October 6, 2020 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm EST Company registration closes September 14. Great opportunity for companies to meet potential employees!  The College of Agriculture hosts a career fair every fall and spring semester. Over 150 companies attend, providing recruiters with […]

Unsolicited Seeds Packages from China

Unsolicited Seeds Packages from China IDNR Announcement (7/30/20): By now you have probably heard about unsolicited shipments of seeds coming from China. At this point in time, there is no evidence that this is anything more than a “brushing” scam where a vendor uses fake sales to improve ratings in the marketplace. However, these are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]