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Classified Ads
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FREE Office Furniture - PLNA is cleaning house! »
PLNA has been house cleaning and we wanted to give our members the opportunity to claim FREE office furniture before we di...
Monday, April 2, 2018
Beginning in April 2018, PLNA will offer a Classified Ad section on its website.  The classified ad is available to P...

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....

Plants, Pests & Diseases
Friday, February 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NOW is the Best Time to Help Prevent the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly »
On November 3, the PA Department of Agriculture expanded the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) quarantine area from municipal level...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Announces $17.5 Million for Spotted Lanternfly »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it is awarding $17.5 million in emergency funding to...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tennessee institutes Quarantine on incoming Boxwood and Related Materials »
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has instituted a Boxwood Blight quarantine at the request of production nurseries...
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...

Expanding Knowledge
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Promotes Horticulture at the PA Farm Show »
Thousands of kids and “kids at heart” visited the PLNA booth at the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Show and showed off their knowl...
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...
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...
Monday, January 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Awards for Landscape Excellence Results »
Recognizing Excellence in the Landscape & Nursery Industry – 25 Awards Given; 6 Achieve Highest Honors! Congr...

Protecting Values In Pennsylvania
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Passes Fertilizer Bill after Adopting PLNA-Supported Amendments »
HARRISBURG – On March 20, the Pennsylvania Senate passed SB 792, a bill to regulate the application of lawn fertilizer, af...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Exempting High Tunnels from the Stormwater Management Clears Senate, on to Governor »
HARRISBURG – A bill exempting high tunnels from the requirements of the Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Act (SMA) passe...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fertilizer Bill Sits on Precipice of Senate Approval »
HARRISBURG – Senate Bill 792, a bill to regulate the use and application of turf grass fertilizers, sits on third consider...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growing Greener III Legislation Hits Snag »
HARRISBURG – The Growing Greener III legislation has hit a potential snag as the Senate voted last week to amend the Growi...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wolf Proposes His Fiscal 2018-19 State Budget »
HARRISBURG – On February 6, Governor Wolf announced his fiscal 2018-19 budget for Pennsylvania. The overall General Fund b...

Protecting Values In the Nation
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Program Could Expand Under Recent Legislation »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Taking advantage of the “must-pass” omnibus FY 2018-19 federal spending bill, PLNA, AmericanHort and th...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will New H-2C Guest Worker Program See the Light of Day? »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia) has introduced a bill to create a new guest worker program for a...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Situation with H-2A and H-2B »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the recent federal government shutdown over the lack of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arriva...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now is the Time to Start Tax Planning »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fulfilling his promise to give Americans “an incredible Christmas gift,” President Trump signed a $1.5...
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...

Business Resources
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attention Tree Nurseries! Mark Your Calendars! »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (C...
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...

Members In The News
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Members Cedar Run Landscapes and Solow Horticultural Designs Featured in PHS GROW »
Two of PLNA's many members in Southeast PA have recently been featured in Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's (PHS) GROW...
Monday, December 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Member Uhland, Harmony Hill Nursery highlighted in Nursery Management mag »
KUDOS to Chris Uhland of Harmony Hill Nursery, Downingtown, for front page coverage of his nursery practices in Nursery M...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam - Joanne Kostecky Petito »
Joanne Kostecky Petito - 1946 - 2017 Joanne Kostecky Petito, 71, of Bethlehem, passed away on Friday, November 3, 201...

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