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  • 11 November 2019

    David Thompson Honored with Fellow Award

    W. David Thompson (left with Recognition Chair Brian Maynard) has been named a Fellow of the IPPS Eastern Region.  David is  President of Foxborough Nursery in Street, Maryland.  The Fellow Award is presented to members who exhibit exemplary service to the Society and to the adva...

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  • 11 November 2019

    Ron Amos Receives Region's Top Honor

    The 2019 Award of Merit was presented to Ron Amos (on the right in the photo), President of Evergreen Nursery in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin on October 17, 2019. Ron joined IPPS in 1984 and received the Fellow Award in 2006. He was President of the Eastern Region in 2014 and has served on no less than 1...

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  • 18 September 2019

    Lions, Tigers and Plants – Oh, my! Cincinnati Zoo Area Meeting Recap

    The IPPS Area Meeting held at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on August 20th attracted 40 eager attendees.Everyone enjoyed wide ranging talks from Rick Grazzini from Garden Genetics, Ben Hughes from AG 3, Steve Foltz from the Zoo, Brian Decker, and Valerie Pence and Meghan Philpot from CREW (C...

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  • 1 May 2019

    Student Conference Scholarships Available!

    The IPPS Eastern Region is pleased to offer scholarships for qualifying students to cover registration costs for the 2019 Annual Conference being held in Madison, Wisconsin from October 16-19. Students may apply for a scholarship to attend for 1,2,3 or all 4 days of the event. The deadline for appli...

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  • 10 April 2019

    Madison Pre-Conference Tour: Plants and a Brat Fry!

    Plants and a Brat Fry? Yes, please!The 2019 Pre-Conference tour will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin. We will visit Agrecol Native Seed & Plant Nursery, Johnson's Nursery, Boerner Botanical Gardens and the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory or "The Domes". Check ou...

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  • 1 November 2018

    Ron Strasko Elected President

    Ron Strasko, owner of Creek Hill Nursery in Leola, Pennsylvania was elected President of the IPPS-Eastern Region during the annual general meeting held on September 25th at the Newark, Delaware conference. A life-long gardener, Ron came to horticulture by a circuitous route; he received a BA in poli...

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  • 18 July 2018

    Illinois Area Meeting Rocked!

    IPPS ER held an Area meeting at Intrinsic Perennial Gardens on July 11th with just shy of 50 attendees! The group had fantastic weather to hold a short morning of talks from three speakers and an afternoon of tours.The day was a smashing success with attendee Kim Shearer summing up the day perfectly...

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  • 1 June 2018

    Fabulous Newark Tours

    This year's conference to be held in Newark, Delaware positions us perfectly to visit major production nurseries and botanical gardens in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware.  Tour stops include: Cavano's Perennials, The Perennial Farm, Manor View Farm, Emory Knoll Farms, ...

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  • 1 June 2018

    Newark Conference Program Rocks

    International and horticultural rock star speakers spice up this year's program: Anna Ball, John Friel, Clive Larkman, Darrel Apps, Dale Hendricks to name a few. Topics include trends in horticulture, propagation down under, IPM in propagation, soil carbon capture & much more. The progr...

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  • 1 June 2018

    The Big Apple and Beyond - Join the tour!

    The Eastern Region is proud to host the 2018 International Tour.  Each year the International Tour is organized for members of the International IPPS Board of Directors in a different region. All members as well as non-members are welcome to join the tour!  Join plant professionals from a...

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