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  • 2015 Update to Economic Survey

    Published on March 5

    2015 update to “The Economic Impact of Rhode Island Plant-based Industries and Agriculture” by Dr. Thomas W. Sproul, Department of Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island

    See attached PDF files with the updates to the 2012 study and accompanying appendix

    http://www.rinla.org/resources/pdf/GreenUpdate_Web.pdf

    http://www.rinla.org/resources/pdf/GreenUpdate_TechnicalAppendix.pdf

     


  • Congratulations to this year's Professional Excellence Awards winners!

    Published on January 31

    Awards were presented at the Winter Meeting Jan. 22, 2015

    Residential Landscape Design

    First Place – Katherine Field and Associates (Newport) – Ocean Rise, Westerly

    Second Place – Garden Endeavors (Swansea, MA) – East Side Duplex, Providence

    Third Place – Katherine Field and Associates (Newport) – Cape Cod House, Harwichport, MA 

    Residential Landscape Installation

    First Place – Landscape Creations of Rhode Island (South Kingstown) – Shelter Harbor Residence, Westerly

    Second Place (tie) – DVL Landscape Architecture (Block Island) – Parsons Pool Area, Block Island

    Second Place (tie) – Landscape Creations of Rhode Island (South Kingstown) – East Greenwich Residence

    Honorable Mention – Staton’s Landscaping Inc. (Warren) – The Wickford House / Silvia Residence, Wickford

    Honorable Mention – Landscape Creations of Rhode Island (South Kingstown) – North Stonington, CT Residence 

    Commercial Landscape Installation

    First Place – Landscape Creations of Rhode Island (South Kingstown) – Weekapaug Inn, Westerly

    Honorable Mention – Proscape (East Greenwich) – Tockwotten Home, Providence 

    Residential Landscape Maintenance 

    First Place – DVL Landscape Architecture (Block Island) – Parsons Residence, Block Island

    Second Place – DVL Landscape Architecture (Block Island) –                 Turco Residence, Block Island

    Honorable Mention – Terra Verde (East Greenwich) – Surfside, Narragansett 

    Residential Hardscape / Masonry

    First Place – Landscape Creations of RI (South Kingstown) – Bonnet Shores Residence, Narragansett

    Second Place (tie) – DVL Landscape Architecture (Block Island) – Turco Residence, Block Island

    Second Place (tie) – Landscape Creations of RI (South Kingstown) – Quonnie Residence, Charlestown

    Third Place – Terra Verde / Proscape (East Greenwich) – Gertz Residence, Narragansett 

    Sustainable Landscapes

    First Place – Woodscapes Inc. (North Scituate) – KRL, Chepachet

    Second Place – Scott Hesford Landscaping Inc. (Johnston) – Bluff Restoration, Jamestown 

    Other / Specialty

    First Place – Garden Endeavors (Swansea, MA) – Hillside Spring Display, Newport


  • 2014 Professional Excellence Awards

    Published on July 25

    It's back! This year's Professional Excellence Awards will have a special "Grand Prize."

    So get out your camera and take photos of projects you're working on -- or have completed within the last 5 years.

    No matter what size business you work in or what your specialty is, RINLA has just the place to showcase your talents and help you get free exposure for your business throughout the year and show off the great work you do.

    We have also separated the Design/Installation into two separate categories:

    Landscape Design - for projects your firm has designed

    Landscape Installation - for projects your firm has installed

    Remember - you have to enter to be eligible to win!

    Click link below for entry form:

    2014 RINLA Prof. Excellence Awards Entry Form - FINAL.pdf


  • 2014 Green Market Festival

    Published on April 29

    Join us for the 3rd annual Green Market Festival on Sunday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Farmer's Daughter and Landscape Creations of RI, 715-716 Mooresfield Road (Route 138), South Kingstown, RI.

    This year's event will be bigger and better than ever, with activities for the whole family including Hands on Demonstrations ~ Family Fun Activities, Exhibits & Vendors ~ Live Music ~ Learn from the Experts ~ Green Businesses ~ Great Food ~ Big Nazo Puppets ~ Story Telling ~ BoldrDash

    In "Learn from the Experts" landscape professionals will offer workshops on a variety of topics -- stay tuned for a complete listing once the schedule is finalized!

    There is ample free on-site parking. Admission costs $10 adults / $5 age 12-18 / under 12 Free / $25 max. per family (4+)

    New this year will be BoldrDash,New England’s premiere military-style obstacle course race that tests your strength and stamina with obstacles designed to meet all fitness levels – elite to beginner. There will be two separate courses, one for adults and another for children. Stay tuned for registration information for BoldrDash.

    If you would like to participate with a display booth, download the form below - Registration deadline is July 18 with an early registration discount before June 20:

    2014 GMF Registration Form.pdf

    If you would like to participate as a sponsor, download the form below:

    Sponsor Form - Green Market 2014.pdf


  • 2014 RI Home Show

    Published on April 3

    Tour the Edible Landscape created by members of the RI Nursery & Landscape Association. For a list of plants displayed in the garden: 

    http://rinla.org/resources/pdf/Edible Landscape Plant List.pdf


  • Green Market Festival 2013 Follow-up

    Published on August 16

    It was a perfect day on Sun., Aug. 11 for our 2nd annual Green Market Festival. Exhibitors and participants alike had a great time - and there was something for everyone, with lots of good information, activities for young & old alike and delicious food.

    With even more attendees this year - and lots of family-oriented activities, we would call this event a great success!

    Mark your calendars for Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 for the 3rd annual Green Market Festival

    We're especially appreciative of our sponsors who helped make the festival possible with both monetary and in-kind donations. Click the link below to view a list of our sponsors and their contact information:
    Exhibitors and Sponsors 2013 Green Market Festival.pdf


  • 4 Page Summary of the RI Economic Impact Study

    Published on April 16

    4 Page Summary of RI Economic Impact Study.pdf


  • 2013 Green Market Festival

    Published on March 15

    2013 Green Market Festival

    Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 

    10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    The Farmer’s Daughter & Landscape Creations of RI, 715 & 716 Mooresfield Road (Rte. 138), South Kingstown, RI

    Celebrate the Best of Rhode Island’s Green Traditions

    The Green Market Festival will offer something for everyone and will showcase the best of Rhode Island's green traditions!

    At the interactive exhibits you can:

    • Learn what it feels like to be an arborist by being hoisted up a tree or in a bucket truck
    • Discover how to install a backyard native plant habitat while learning how to clean and plant native seeds
    • Play golf on a putting green just like one you would find on a RI certified green golf course!
    • And more!

    You’ll find vendors offering a full range of horticultural and agricultural products … plus demonstration and educational exhibits, with something of interest for every age group.

    There will be food and activities throughout the day...even some music to liven things up!

    Come join the fun!   Bring a friend!   Bring your family!

    Ample on-site parking.

    Admission: $10 adults / $5 for ages 12 to 18 / under 12 FREE / $25 for a family of 4 or more

    Sponsored by Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Association and Rhode Island Nursery & Landscape Institute a 501(c)(3) organization

    View a list of participants and events by clicking the link below:

      2013 GMF Brochure.pdf 946 Kb  

     

    View the 2013 Green Market Festival poster here:

    GMF2013 card.jpg 240 Kb  


  • Economic Survey Final White Paper

    Published on February 27

    Economic Survey Final White Paper

    https://www.rinla.org/resources/pdf/Green_related Industries and ag white paper_FINAL.pdf


  • Green Market Festival 2012 Follow-up

    Published on August 31

    Click on the link below to access a PDF file with contact information for the exhibitors and vendors at RINLA's recent Green Market Festival held on Aug. 12.

    GREEN MARKET FESTIVAL Exhibitors and Vendors Information