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.
NEWSLETTER
JANUARY 2016 Newsletter
Our 1st edition of the LIFGA Newsletter
We are excited to announce the first edition of the 2016 LIFGA newsletter. We plan to continue this distribution in order to inform our current members as to the goals and efforts the Long Island Flower Grower Association is seeking to achieve throughout the year. We recently, via our PlantSomething campaign , teamed up with the Long Island Farm Bureau in their 4th grade school visits this winter.

For more details about the program view our .

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
2016 GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
DATE: January 12, 2016 @ 7PM VIEW INVITATION
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.

2016 MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEERS
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.

2016 LIAA 44th ANNUAL TREE SYMPOSIUM
DATE: February 9, 2016 @ 7AM VIEW REGISTRATION
LOCATION: Hofstra University, Student Center in Uniondale, NY 

DEC, ISA, CTSP & CNLP credits have been applied for. Registration incudes: Conference fees, Continuing Education credits (ISA, CTSP, DEC, & CNLP credit pending), Continental breakfast and lunch. For more information contact LIAA at (631) 415-4535 or email us at info@longislandarborsits.org. Visit our website: www.longislandarborists.org.

2015 SCHOLARSHIP WINNER
LONG ISLAND FLOWER GROWERS SCHOLARSHIP - $1,400
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)

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