TAG: Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association

The invasion of the plant regulators

January 6, 2014By

The issue of government regulation of invasive plants has been relatively quiet for the past several years. But recent developments are placing invasive species regulations back on the forefront of our industry. Thus, the issue is resurging. Connecticut: To regulate species or cultivars? A decade ago, Connecticut became one of the first states to regulate plants determined to be invasive.... read more

PLANET AEF brings in more than $170K at GIC

November 22, 2013By

The Professional Landcare Network Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) raised more than $170,000 at this year’s Green Industry Conference (GIC) at the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. The nonprofit foundation supports landscape and horticulture education and is halfway through its five-year campaign to raise $5 million. James River Grounds Management and Pacific Landscape Management became the newest PLANET AEF ambassadors by... read more

PLANET doles out awards to top companies at annual ceremony

November 11, 2013By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) held its PLANET Awards and AEF Recognition Ceremony, sponsored by Caterpillar and attended by 175 industry leaders, during the Green Industry Conference (GIC) in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 25. PLANET’s Awards program recognizes the best work in commercial and residential landscape design, installation and maintenance as well as interior plant work and the best in safety... read more