A newsletter published every two months which
contains information on the organization, recent developments
in the nursery industry, research findings, business management
tips, recent and upcoming legislative action, new products and
news about members. Click here
for more information about the Taproot.
Double click above
on the flipping Taproot icon to view the latest version of the
Wholesale Nursery Map
Guide to locating INLA member wholesale nurseries
click above on the flipping Wholesale Map icon to view the latest
version of the Wholesale Map.
Directory & Plant Buyer’s Guide
A listing of all members and their business classification
is published in a directory. Other information includes officers,
committees, related associations, bylaws, and Idaho Department
of Agriculture contacts. The Plant Buyer’s Guide is a listing
of members who sell plant material. It is handed out at trade
shows and mailed upon request to prospective buyers, serving as
a powerful advertising tool for your company.
the latest Plant Buyer's Guide.
Retail Service Guide
A listing of all retail members and their business
services is found in this colorful retail service guide. This
guide is given out during the year at home and garden shows across
the state of Idaho.
click above on the Retail Service Guide icon to view the latest
version of the Retail Service Guide.
The INLA coordinates grass roots lobbying efforts when needed,
at the state level, for legislation favoring the green industry
in Idaho. The legislative committee and executive director represent
the INLA through personal contacts and letter writing and by attending
legislative functions. On a national level, the INLA works with
the American Nursery and Landscape Association.
of Idaho Representatives
of Idaho Legislators
Updates, information and to take action now with
current action alerts.
Action website to find out what the Lighthouse Program
is doing for your business.
ANLA Lighthouse Fund
INLA members contribute $10 of their membership fees to be a part
of the ANLA's Lighthouse fund. The Lighthouse Program helps green
industry professionals become politically active at the local
level, develop relationships with Members of Congress and other
federal officials, and get involved with the industry’s
legislative activities. Find
out current news.
INLA certification programs acknowledge individuals as trained
professionals with expertise in their specific green industry
segment. Through these programs the public will be made aware
of the high level of knowledge obtaining these certifications
requires. Visit the following links for more information and to
order products and forms for each program.
Release from the January testing in Boise, Idaho.
out about the changes that were recently implemented
in the certification program as of December 1, 2007.
Idaho State Nursery Advisory Council
Each year, the Idaho State Department of
Agriculture, Nursery and Florist Advisory Committee (ISDA), awards
financial grants to support research that would benefit
the Idaho nursery and floral industry. The INLA research committee
submits a list of suggested projects which is included with the
call for proposals, and has the opportunity to make recommendations
for the awarding of grants.
Conventions, Seminars & Tours :
The INLA holds The Idaho Horticulture Expo each
January in Boise, Idaho. Nationally recognized experts are invited
to address a wide range of topics covering horticulture, arboriculture,
landscape maintenance and construction, floriculture and business
management interests. A trade show featuring over 150 booths is
held in conjunction with the annual convention. During local chapter
events, seminars on subjects of special interest to the area are
conducted. Members receive significant discounts on seminars &
Program offered by the INLA
Each year at the Idaho Horticulture Expo, the
INLA announces the winners of the Scholastic Awards. Each year
at least one $750 scholarship is announced at the Awards Luncheon.
These awards are available to any student enrolled in an accredited
two or four-year program in the state of Idaho and whose declared
major is in a field within the Green Industry. Scholarship awards
will be based on scholastic record, as well as the student's ability
and sincereity in pursuing employment in the Green Industry. The
purpose of this program is to encourage the study of horticulture,
floriculture, plant pathology, landscape design, turfgrass management,
botant and other subjects that pertain to the Green Industry.
out more about this year's awards, two were presented
at the IHE this year.
out an application form online, print it out and
then send it into the INLA office
Card Processing Program
The INLA offers
a credit card processing program with Small Business Growth Alliance.
INLA members received reduced prices for accepting credit cards
in their businesses. Find
out more information.
Web Page Program offered by Spectrum Net
INLA members can get a free one-page website designed
by Spectrum Net Designs, and can update on your own with changing
information from your business. Please visit Spectrum
Net Designs to find out more information.
Car Rental Program
Hertz offers Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association
members special year-round discounts on your daily, weekly, weekend,
and monthly rentals for business or pleasure; traveling in the
U.S. or worldwide. Find out more about
and Marketing Materials offered by the INLA
The INLA offers
many items for promotion and marketing to it's members.
the marketing materials offered by INLA.
The INLA joined
with the Idaho Preferred program to offer many promotional and
marketing opportunities to it's members through the Idaho Dept.
of Ag. See
the marketing materials offered through the Idaho
A new marketing
newsletter from the Idaho State Department of Agriculture
entitled "Marketing Idaho Agriculture" has
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