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Industry Accreditation

By | 2017-09-27T15:43:51+00:00 October 1st, 2017|

Industry accreditation is a form of industry self-regulation. Through significant consultation and review, industry sets what they believe are the skill levels, qualifications, systems, procedures and experience that a business or individual within an industry should have to enable them to operate to an acceptable industry standard and preferably to an industry best practice [...]

President’s Message (October)

By | 2017-10-02T19:35:40+00:00 October 1st, 2017|

The September issue of IPlants Magazine certainly makes for interesting reading with the results from the Trade Association Survey. While most of the participation came from the United States I noticed that the statistics also included Australia and Zealand, represented by IPA! Feedback is always valuable and the consensus from the survey was clear that [...]

Free Workshop – don’t let your office get bugged!

By | 2017-09-27T15:57:02+00:00 October 1st, 2017|

Date: Tuesday 24th October, 2017 Time:  7:30am to 9:30am Venue: Alpine Nurseries, 1099 Old Northern Road, Dural NSW Don’t miss the opportunity of attending this FREE workshop which is open to all members of Interior Plantscape Association (IPA) and invited guests of both IPA and Alpine Nurseries. RSVP:  By 17th October Elaine Tunn info@interiorplantscape.asn.au [...]

Live Panels® and Live Pictures® from The Container Connection

By | 2017-08-22T13:20:53+00:00 August 31st, 2017|

In 2015 Mobilane and The Container Connection Group formed a partnership to distribute their innovative products Live Panels® and Live Pictures®.  We were very excited and proud to team up with a proven organization and bring more great products that are relevant to plantscaping and landscaping across Australia and New Zealand. Mobilane is a [...]

Message from President (August)

By | 2017-07-26T19:59:50+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Interior Plantscapers are privileged to be working in the interior plantscaping industry for so many reasons – for starters we have such an amazing product that gives our clients HUGE benefits such as improved air quality, health, well being, productivity and more importantly connects everyone with nature. I am sure you will agree it [...]

Message from President (July)

By | 2017-07-12T16:07:29+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

I recently had the honour of being one of the judges for the 2017 International Design Contest sponsored by I-Plants/Urban Horticulture magazine.  What a tough job with so many inspiring and unique designs being entered from around the globe!  I really enjoyed the experience and thank Kathy Fediw, editor of I-Plants/Urban Horticulture for the [...]

Spotlight on Gabrielle Stannus

By | 2017-07-12T16:04:55+00:00 June 30th, 2017|

We welcome Gabrielle Stannus as a new IPA sub-committee member. Here, Gabrielle tells us a little about herself and her reasons for getting involved... I am a relative newcomer to the Interior Plantscape Association, having joined after volunteering at the conference in Melbourne in March. Some of you may remember me feeling slightly embarrassed [...]