A Resource For Long Island Horticulture Professionals
Welcome to Long Island Flower Growers Association
The mission of Long Island Flower Growers Association's (LIFGA) is to increase awareness, education, and appreciation of plant diversity and to be a regional center of expertise in greenhouse management, landscape design and exhibition of horticultural "best" practices.

LIFGA supports academic research projects and continuing education programs on issues related to the use, management and care-giving of landscape plants by providing high-reach, high-content and cost-effective means of delivery, and new and routine information to Long Island's horticultural audiences.

Professionals related to the enviromental horticultural industry are LIFGA's primary audience, such as:

- Landscape maintenance and construction contractors.
- Plant and seed brokers.
- Retail and wholesale greenhouse and nursery professionals.
- Irrigation designers and equipment manufacturers.
- Public parks and public works personnel.
- Arborists

Important secondary audiences are home horticulture enthusiasts and media representatives.
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BIANCHI-DAVIS GREENHOUSES provides a moderate climate and computer-automated facility for the ideal growing home of our Phalaenopsis Orchids. Your order is picked from our benches by seasoned professionals. Our flower people handpick thousands of custom orders. You tell us exactly what you want and we deliver it. We fill wholesale orders large and small and carefully pack and load them by hand. Each delivery arrives on our own heated and air conditioned delivery vans. We feature daily shipments throughout the New York metro area. Some same day service is available.

DATE: January 12, 2016 @ 7PM
LOCATION: Polish Hall in Riverhead, 214 Marcy Ave.Riverhead,NY 11901 

This coming year LIAA is switching up one of their general meetings to accommodate those that work and reside on the east end.  Normally our meetings, if not sponsored, are held in Farmingdale.  This January our meeting will be in Riverhead.  If possible, we are asking if you wouldn't mind posting on your website our meeting information.  Anything you can do would be appreciated. This is a dinner meeting - cost $35.00 members, $40.00 non-members.  Dan Gilrean from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be speaking. For more information call (631) 415-4535.

DATE: Tuesday, November 17, 2015   VIEW INVITATION
LOCATION: Birchwood of Polish Town, 512 Pulaski Street, Riverhead, NY  

Discussion Topics: Speaker: Lela Kelley from Dosatron to discuss "How To Calibrate Your Dosatron" (5:30pm - 5:45pm), Speaker: Joe Slater from Plant Marvel to discuss "Advanced Greenhouse Fertilization" (5:45pm - 6:30pm). Registration at 5:00pm. Delicious buffet dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner tickets are $45.00/person by reservation only. $50.00/person at the door. PLEASE RSVP BY November 10th. We look forward to seeing you there !!

To make reservations please contact Diane Hanwick at: (631) 886-2213 or email Diane at info@lifga.com.

DATE: February 3 - June 29, 2016
LOCATION: Cornell Cooperative Extension, 423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY  

CCE Suffolk trains Master Gardener Volunteers to provide the public with gardening programs and activities that draw on the horticultural research and experience of Cornell University. Master Gardener Volunteers receive research-based instruction and are kept up-to-date through continual exposure to the latest developments in environmental horticulture. In return, they agree to share their knowledge with neighbors by volunteering to do community service.

For more information please visit: Suffolk County Master Gardener Volunteer Program.

RECIPIENT: Patrick McLoughlin
Mr. Patrick McLoughlin is currently a student at Cornell Universtiy.

Recipients: David Harris (2014), Christoper D'Angelo (2013), Justin Kondrat (2012), Jessica Anson (2011), Maria Figueroa (2010, First Recipient)