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Plantscape

Bringing plants inside has been done throughout the ages, but interior plantscapers are constantly faced with different clients in different spaces with different needs. Perhaps if Corporate America had a few more office plants, they'd be a little happier and more productive? Our thoughts exactly. Resources for plantscapers include everything from technical training and advice to how to sell amazing projects with undeniable benefits.

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

HRI funded the following research conducted in 2006 and 2007 by Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer of the Department of Entomology at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. HRI support to date has totaled $32,000. The research results indicate that dispersible formulations have great potential for disrupting mating of the oriental beetle. Research results also show promise for applying the methods in ot...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

HRI’s “Chicken feather in every nursery container” research project with the USDA Agricultural Research Service took another step forward recently with the hiring of a Post-Doctoral researcher to support the development effort. Following a national search, HRI has hired Dr. Masud S. Huda to work with Dr. Walter Schmidt, ARS research scientist at in the Environmental Management and By-Products U...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

Washington, D.C.- The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research division of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA), has awarded the 2007 - Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship of $2,000 to Thomas N. Saunders, Jr. of Piney River, VA.

Thomas Saunders, Jr. is a senior at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) where...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

Washington, D.C. - The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research division of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA), has awarded the 2006 - $2,000 Spring Meadow Scholarship to Skyler C. Westergard.

Westergard is enrolled at Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho. Westergard is majoring in Horticulture with an emphasis in Landscape Design/Build and...

AmericanHort Contributor October 16 2013

Washington, D.C. - The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the research division of the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA), has awarded the 2006 - $2,000 Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship to Hannah Braycki.

Hannah Braycki of Lynchburg, VA enters her junior year this fall as a Landscape Horticulture major at the Unity College in Unity, ME. Braycki's ...

AmericanHort Contributor March 06 2013

On February 25, ANLA hosted a webinar regarding new insights into Boxwood Blight. Over the course of ninety minutes the participating scientists from the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, North Carolina State University, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, and IR-4 at Rutgers, shared with the participants new developments in...

AmericanHort + MPS present Spotlight on Sustainability with Chris McCorkle of McCorkle Nurseries Inc.

How do you communicate the ROI of investing in biophilic design to your clients? How do you talk about your services and fees? What’s the value of broadening your design identity into a brand that includes science? How do you develop relationships with other building professionals and become part of an interdisciplinary team? How do you nurture an internship program?

 

Take 20 minutes to learn some tips and tricks that take some stress out of poinsettia season from interior plantscaper, Vicky Cate, Evergreen Interiors.

Presented on October 17, 2018

Are your clients asking about moss walls? As awareness has grown, there has been an increased demand for moss walls in interiors. In this webinar you will learn basic moss wall considerations and techniques from Joe Zazzera, who has been building and installing moss walls for seven years. Learn about types of moss, adhesion, and framing as well as how to sell and pricing basics.

What’s eating your plants? Find out how to look for and identify the most common pests on indoor plants, plus a few rarities that can wreak havoc on your plants. You’ll see what these mites, insects, and other pests look like in real life – and up close under a magnifying glass or microscope. Learn where to look, which plants are most prone, the environmental conditions that c...

It’s the middle of winter, so how do I keep my plants and my clients happy? Join Vicky Cate to discover some very simple tricks that will make your clients think you are a magician and the most helpful person they know! You’ll learn how to keep a smile on your and your client’s face and how to keep your plants happy too!