Calendar and Events

November 2015

Nov. 18

Twilight Meeting

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Aquidneck Machine, 52 Aquidneck Drive, Tiverton

Members November Twilight Meeting

"Snow Plowing: Do You Have the Right Insurance? Are you covered or are you exposed? What you need to know about coverage ... and equipment!

Meeting sponsor: Cross Insurance

r.s.v.p. to Shannon Brawley at 874-5220 or

December 2015

Dec. 11

RINLA Holiday Party

6 to 11 p.m. at West Valley Inn, 4 Blossom St., West Warwick

Have Your Company Party with RINLA!

Family Style: All you can eat / Cash Bar / Dancing / DJ & Photo Booth

$45 per person By reservation only - limited seating
Reservation deadline: Dec. 2 

Please bring unwrapped toys to dontate to Toys for Tots

Mail payment before Dec. 2 to: RINLA, PO Box 984, West Kingston, RI 02894

To pay by credit card, call the RINLA office at 874-5220

January 2016

Jan. 4 to 20, 2016

RI Certified Horticulturist Training

6 to 8:30 p.m. URI East Farm, Bldg. 75, East Farm Road, Kingston, RI

RICH Training Sessions will be held Mondays and Wednesdays
January 4, 6, 11, 13, 18 and 20, 2016

Examinations for the written and plant ID sections will be given Jan. 25 & 27

For re-certification RICH can earn 1/2 recertification point per session (up to 2 points) 

To order training manuals or to register for training sessions, use form below.

2016 RICH Training Registration Form - FINAL.pdf

Wednesday, Jan. 27

RINLA Winter Meeting & Expo

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

RINLA Members - Mark Your Calendars!

Join us for the Winter Meeting & Expo - with a full day of presentations on timely topics and exhibits.

This is a one-day event! Save the date!

This year’s one-day meeting and trade show will offer members a day to learn from experts in the fields of horticulture as well as business. It’s also a great opportunity to meet up with fellow RINLA members to share information and network. At-tendees will also have the opportunity to meet with a wide variety of vendors who offer goods and services of interest to RINLA members. During the afternoon/evening trade show members will also participate in a FREE raffle (with $1,500 in prizes) and RINLA’s Landscape Award winners will be announced. Continen-tal breakfast, lunch and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Topics for the educational sessions will offer something of interest to every RINLA member. 

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick RI 02886

Click Link for registration forms: RINLA - Winter Registration Forms 2016.pdf

Click link for entry form for Professional Excellence Awards: 2015 RINLA Prof. Excellence Awards Entry Form.pdf

Questions, contact the RINLA office at 401-874-5220 or email:

March 2016

March 31 to April 3

66th annual Rhode Island Home Show

RI Convention Center, Providence

Once again RINLA will participate with displays and educational information at the Rhode Island Home Show. Stay tuned for further details.