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IPPS is a place for both newbies and experts to learn more about plant production
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Save the Dates!
Keep it Green!  
October 11-14, 2017 
Grand Rapids, MI   

Success in the churning nursery industry takes more than production knowledge. It also takes business savvy and solid understanding of environmental costs and benefits. Connect at the IPPS Eastern Region "Keep It Green" Conference for great talks by leading growers and business professionals. Catch up with the bright lights of public gardens, horticulture academia and the nursery industry on tours to: Chris Hansen's private garden, Meijer Gardens' Japanese Garden, Midwest Groundcovers, Blue Horizon Nursery, Spring Meadow Nursery, Walters Gardens & Hortech.  

What Grows Where?

The Biota of North America Program (BONAP) provides in-depth information on the entire vascular flora of the continent north of Mexico.  Their Taxonomic Data Center features scores of unique search & sort capabilities plus a database page that incorporates Google Maps technology.  The North American Plant Atlas shows state/county level distribution maps of all vascular plant taxa and includes data on soil types, climate and temperature zones. The density gradient maps alone are fascinating. You may even be able to assist with the effort!  Check it out HERE.  
Happy members (l-r):Mike Emmons, Lincoln Gillon, Larry Walsh,  Sebby Ruffino
Members: It's Time to Renew!

If you have already paid your 2017 membership dues - thank you! If not, you can either pay online or download a hard copy invoice. Not sure how to log in?  The online link has easy to follow instructions.

Not a member?  It's easy to join HERE!  IPPS Members have access to unlimited free downloads from our past conferences plus discounted registration at future IPPS events.  Note that student memberships are FREE. Become a part of IPPS today!

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