Vincennes Hort/Ag Coordinator Highlighted

The May 2021 issue of Boomer Magazine featured Vincennes University Horticulture/Agriculture Coordinator, Jennifer Nettles in the issue’s cover article entitled, “The Therapy of Gardening” by Natalie Reidford. Jennifer Nettles, who is also an INLA member, has been instrumental in growing the Vincennes University Horticulture Program. Read article

17-year Cicadas are coming: Are you ready?

By: Elizabeth Barnes and Cliff Sadof, Purdue University Courtesy Purdue Landscape Report When the irises begin to bloom, expect up to 1.5 million cicadas per acre to begin boiling out of the ground. This spring Indiana will see the emergence of the 17-year cicadas (Brood X). These insects feed underground for most of their lives drinking […]

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 […]

In Memoriam: Thomas P. Hobbs

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Thomas P. Hobbs, former owner of Hobbs Nursery. Tom was very active in INLA and in 1953 served as its president. Below is his obituary which you can read at as well as send condolences to the family and make memorial donations. Thomas […]

In Memoriam: Gordon A. Hobbs (1927-2018)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing Gordon A. Hobbs whose family business, C.M. Hobbs Nursery, was one of the founding members of INLA. Gordon contributed so much to the growth of our green industry both locally and and nationally. He served as president of the Indianapolis Landscape Association (ILA), the Indiana […]