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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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  • 21 November 2017

    Maynard Elected President

    Brian Maynard (left) assumed the role of President of the IPPS Eastern Region following election at the region's Annual General Meeting held at the Grand Rapids conference last month. Brian is only the third Eastern Region member to serve this role more than once and the first in over forty years -...

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  • 21 November 2017

    Eastern Region Foundation Target Met!

    If you were in the room at the start of the Annual General Meeting in Grand Rapids, you witnessed a very special moment in IPPS history that began when newly elected Foundation Executive Director Mike Emmons stepped to the microphone. He thanked members for their past support and announced that the...

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  • 16 November 2017

    Eastern Region Honorees

    R. Keith Osborne (left) was named a Fellow of the IPPS Eastern Region and Paul Cappiello received the Region's top honor, the Award of Merit, at our conference in October 2017.  You can read more about Keith HERE and Paul HERE. Congratulations to both of these worthy award recipients...

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  • 31 March 2017

    Keep it Green!

    Go Spartans! It seems like Michigan is all things green and we are going to keep it that way at this year’s annual conference in Grand Rapids from October 11-14, 2017. The lower peninsula of Michigan continues to have what is easily the greatest concentration of excellent horticultural enterprises...

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  • 31 March 2017

    Conference Tour: Oct 12

    Join us as we tour three large scale nurseries based in West Michigan: Walters Gardens, Hortech and Spring Meadow Nursery. Enjoy behind the scenes tours and network with colleagues old and new throughout the day. After the nursery tours, Spring Meadow’s owner, Dale Deppe, welcomes you to his hom...

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