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Classified Ads
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Member Business for Sale »
A reputable PLNA member in Lancaster since 1989 is selling business, including hardscape and softscape design, installatio...
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business/Property for Sale or Lease »
Small GardenCenter on busy Rt. 230 Middletown. $50,000, Gross sales now, $950/ month lease. Ideal location for Landsca...
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business For Sale »
2430 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg - Owner Retiring – 31 year successful landscape and greenhouse business located on Main St...
Thursday, August 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business Opportunity - Business for Sale »
Want to expand your landscape business in Lancaster Co? A reputable PLNA member in business since 1986 is preparing for re...

Members In The News
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kevin Prall, PCH, Awarded Inaugural "Best Front Yard in America" by Better Homes and Gardens »
Out of around 900 entries, Kevin Prall’s yard was judged to be in the top ten. Then, voting was open to the public, and he...
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bidwell Training Center Appoints New Director of Horticulture Technology Program »
Dave Bramson is the newly appointed Director for the Horticulture Technology Program at Bidwell Training Center, located i...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Williamson College of the Trades Awarded PLNA Trophy at 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show »
Williamson’s exhibit in the Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, “Phytoremediation: Plants Plan...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stoney Bank Nurseries Awarded PLNA Trophy at 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show »
This year Stoney Bank's display Unplug and Play! supported the theme of Flower Power and, in addition to the PLNA Trop...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eichenlaub Inc Offers First Landscape Apprenticeship Program in Western PA »
PLNA Member, Eichenlaub, Inc., has signed on to be one of the first landscape companies in Pennsylvania to offer the Lands...

Plants, Pests & Diseases
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Offering Spotted Lanternfly Permit Classes in 14 Counties »
HARRISBURG - In an effort to help Pennsylvania businesses more easily navigate the permitting process, the Pennsylvania De...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Agriculture Advises Consumers to Discard Triple Action Neem Oil »
Harrisburg, PA – On May 10, 2019, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today notified consumers that laboratory t...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Lists Four Plant Species as Noxious Weeds »
HARRISBURG - On April 25, the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (P...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tick, Mosquito and Flea Borne Diseases at All Time High »
For an industry that spends most of its time outside, the increase in diseases caused by ticks, mosquitos and fleas should...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BMPs for Prevention Management of the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly »
  The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) has been working with various industries to look at best manag...

PLNA Foundation News
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Foundation Establishes Endowed Scholarship with Penn State University »
Every year the PLNA Foundation reviews applications for its annual scholarship program.   And next year, there will...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Foundation Awards Scholarships »
The PLNA Foundation awarded six $5000 scholarships this school year; 3 to Penn College of Technology students, 2 to Penn S...

Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan Fails to Meet Goals »
In August EPA rejected Pennsylvania’s required plan for reducing the pollution it sends to the Chesapeake Bay. As the larg...
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New State Budget Takes a Whack at Green Infrastructure Funds »
HARRISBURG – Governor Wolf, in signing the fiscal 2019-20 state budget, took $16 million from the Environmental Stewardshi...
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Signs Pennsylvania Farm Bill(s) »
HARRISBURG - Governor Tom Wolf recently signed a number of bills into law which affect the agricultural community. Wolf du...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania Farm Bill Takes Shape »
HARRISBURG - In February, Governor Wolf, as part of his 2019-2020 budget proposal included $24 million for what he dubbed,...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s All the Fuss Over 2,4-D and Dicamba? »
The herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba have been around for a long time. Both have been go-to herbicides in the fight against we...

Building Community
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Awards Trophies at 2018 Flower Show »
Each year PLNA awards trophies at the Philadelphia Flower Show for the most effective use of plant and the best...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Snow Doesn't Stop MeetUp in Erie »
Record-shattering snowfalls couldn’t stop the hardy and winter-tested souls of northwestern Pennsylvania’s green industry...
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....

Protecting Values In the Nation
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keeping Your Workforce Intact in the Current Immigration Enforcement Climate »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Trump has made immigration enforcement the centerpiece of his administration. This enforcemen...
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Act Now to Save H-2B! »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - While the H-2B guest worker program used by many landscape contractors had its best year since 2008, pr...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Authorizes up to 30,000 Additional H-2B Visas for FY 2019 »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On May 8, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) published a...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Reaffirms Safety of Glyphosate, Environmental Groups Disagree, Controversy Continues »
On April 30, EPA issued an interim decision on the herbicide glyphosate that states, in part, “EPA continues to find that...
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOL Proposes New Overtime Rules »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The federal Department of Labor (DOL) issued proposed regulations concerning the much-anticipated revis...

Business Resources
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA offers Assistance to Pennsylvania Producers Affected by Spotted Lanternfly »
HARRISBURG - The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Pennsylvania announced that orchardists and nursery tree growers who ex...
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CBF Issues New RFP for 10 Million Trees Program »
PLNA has been working with a partnership of national, regional, state, and local agencies, conservation organizations, out...
Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA ONE Call Enforcement Update »
On April 28, 2018, legislation supporting the One Call System in Pennsylvania was enacted. PA Act 287, as amended by PA...

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9/19/2019
JP Horizons Face to Face at Strauser Nature's Helpers

9/23/2019
Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting - Downingtown

9/24/2019
An Evening with Claudia West - Wild and Neat: The Solution to Successful Stormwater Mgmt Planting

9/25/2019
Designing Ecological Plant Communities for Stormwater Management Workshop

9/26/2019
Insect Pests of Woody Plants

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