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Building Community
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MeetUp Replay - Williamson College of the Trades »
On Thursday, April 27, members had the opportunity to learn about one of the best kept secrets in southeastern PA as they...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Trophies at 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show »
Each year PLNA awards trophies at the Philadelphia Flower Show. This year trophies were awarded in the Landscape display...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA Green Industry Forum Wrap-Up »
On March 2, members gathered at the Hershey Country Club for the PA Green Industry Forum, Member & Recognition Event....
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Erie Holiday MeetUp Replay »
Holiday cheer was on the menu at Ricardo’s restaurant in Erie, where Fairview Evergreen Nurseries hosted a PLNA MeetUp din...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increasing Value of Membership »
PLNA is currently revamping to make your search for information easier and more valuable to you as a member. Ove...

Plants, Pests & Diseases
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Needs Landscape Contractors to Help with Spotted Lanternfly Control »
The Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) has invaded six Southeast Pennsylvania countie s and threatens to spread across Pennsylvan...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Pesticide BMP's for Pollinators out for Review »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania  Department of Agriculture last week released a draft of its recommended best managemen...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort Warns: Milkweeds and Systemic Insecticides? Please Don’t! »
There’s a chain email making its way around the country, forwarded by garden enthusiasts up in arms over the allegation th...
Sunday, April 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to Three Additional Townships in Bucks, Chester Counties »
HARRISBURG  – Three more townships are now part of the 74 municipalities across six Pennsylvania counties that are qu...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Spotted in More Municipalities »
HARRISBURG – The discovery of the Spotted Lanternfly in 25 additional municipalities across southeastern Pennsylvania is c...

Expanding Knowledge
Wednesday, March 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Creating High School Certification Exam for Horticulture »
PLNA is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to create a certification exam for high school/vocatio...
Friday, February 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCH Emeritus Category Established »
In 2015 the PLNA Board of Directors voted to create a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist (PCH) Emeritus category, honor...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Partners in National Plant Something Campaign »
Thanks to a specialty crop block grant from USDA, Nursery and Landscape Associations across the United States are partneri...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA & Partners to Launch Webinar Wednesdays! »
PLNA has teamed up with Green Industry Partners and Suppliers to bring valuable business building information to you throu...
Thursday, April 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protecting Bees & Pollinators Video Demystifies What Horticulture Needs to Know »
WASHINGTON and COLUMBUS, OH – March 26, 2015 – The Horticultural Research Institute, in collaboration with AmericanHort, S...

Thursday, June 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Members Participate in Monarch Red Carpet Kick-off »
  PLNA has partnered with the Monarch Red Carpet Project to increase awareness and promote action to save the M...
Friday, February 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OutdoorLivingPA Campaign Moves Forward to Philadelphia Flower Show »
PLNA's consumer awareness campaign kicked off at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg in January. Next stop, the Phil...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keeping and Your Membership Information Secure »
The internet is changing and PLNA's website software provider is preparing for a change in security that affects all of th...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's All About You »
Many times we belong to organizations because of what they do; provide a special program or offer a discounted rate. But...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Needs Your Help in Reaching Out to Member Prospects »
Are you an industry supplier, wholesaler or rewholesaler that would be willing to help PLNA reach out to prospective...

Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Legislative Recap »
In Pennsylvania HARRISBURG – Despite all the budget travails, 20-17 was an active year for legislation of interest to...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Extension Wants Your Help »
UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State Extension is looking for volunteers to help them develop educational materials for the green...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer Bill Advances in Senate »
Situational Awareness SB 792, a bill to regulate the application of turf grass fertilizer, is poised to pass the state...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Legislation »
Situational Awareness On October 30, Governor Wolf signed into law the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Act. The new...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SRBC Requires Nurseries and Other Water Users to Register »
Situational Awareness The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is requiring that nurseries and other water users...

Protecting Values In the Nation
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Federal Tax Bills: How Will They Impact Your Business? »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Both the House and Senate have passed versions of tax bills that could affect your business. The bills...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania H-2B Users Descend on Washington to Plead Their Case »
Situational Awareness As labor markets tighten, landscape contractors are relying more and more on the federal H-2B pr...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Lobbies Congress on Major Green Industry Legislative Issues »
WASHINGTON, DC - Last week, over one hundred green industry business owners and staff from state and national associations...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do You Have the New I-9 Form? »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new I-9 form has been issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as of July 17 of this...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to Do if ICE Knocks at Your Door »
HARRISBURG - Inspections of employer I-9 files by ICE are increasing in line with President Trump’s efforts to crack down...

Business Resources
Monday, December 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sunoco & PLNA Team Up to Provide Savings to Members! »
At the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association, we are constantly working to add more value to your membership....
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nursery Crop Insurance - New Concept »
Most consider the nursery crop insurance program to be challenging and burdensome, with much of the burden recurring year...
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Seeks Landscape Contractors for Spotted Lanternfly Eradication Effort »
HARRISBURG – With the eradication of the spotted lanternfly (SLF) one of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s top...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Penn State Extension Announces Reorganization »
STATE COLLEGE - Penn State Extension is going through a transformation, with a keen focus on improving their products and...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Penn State Extension Changes »
UNIVERSITY PARK – The dean of Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has announced sweeping changes to how its Exte...

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