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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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  • 25 October 2016

    Brian Maynard and Ron Strasko Honored

    Before a crowd of about 150 people, IPPS Eastern Region presented the Fellow Award and the Award of Merit to two very deserving members. The Nominating and Recognition Committee ranked the many nominees based on qualifications and the winners determined by highest scores. It is a longstanding tradi...

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  • 25 October 2016

    Auction is a Hit!

    Of the many aspects of the IPPS conference each year that highlight the comradery and generous nature exemplified by the organization few are as spirited and lively as the annual silent and live auctions.Roughly 140 unique items made an appearance at this year’s auction. Everything from live plant...

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