Started in 1992, Covering Ground is the Landscape Design Association’s unique quarterly publication. Read interesting articles provided by our membership. Learn about programs and keep up to date with all that is important in our association and the green industry.
We would love to hear from you. Have you recently seen a special garden that inspired you? Write about it. Do you know a tidbit of information for the 'Wheelbarrow', or heard something you want to share through 'the Grapevine'? Submit an article or topic idea to Covering Ground.
Jennifer Brennan from Chalet Nursery shared her top products with us on April 14, 2016, including Earth Friendly Naturals, lawn treatments, rabbit control and even indoor plants. Find the un-edited notes here.
Plant Lists from March 23, 2016 Program on Small Gardens, contributed by Kathy Molnar Simpson, Suzanne Frank and Rinda West
This page contains information from programs held by the LDA for its members. The opportunity to view this information is a privilege extended to LDA members only. Please click on the Program Information title to access this information.
The Landscape Design Association has formed a group on LInkedIn, the business oriented professional networking site. The LinkedIn group will facilitate communications among members by allowing users to post questions, take part in discussions and alert members to job openings and other business opportunities. Join LDA LInkedIn!
In order to serve our membership better, LDA offers a Web Page devoted to promoting business and employment opportunities. We will do our best to alert our membership to opportunities in a timely fashion, but the Landscape Design Association is not responsible for missed opportunities LDA encourages members to check the Employment Opportunities page. If you would like post a position on this page, please email.
We pride ourselves on our well run, all volunteer organization. If you would like to learn more about the current Board Policies and Guidelines or the Communications Policies of the Landscape Design Association, they are available for review. If you have further questions, feel free to contact any board member.
If you are considering participation in our organization in a leadership position or simply would like to pitch in with our group to network, please review the volunteer job opportunities on our Board and Committee description page. Board and Committee members are always available for questions.
LDA provides its members with quick links to a number of online resources for our industry. Find direct links to Educational Facilities, Industry organizations, magazines, Environmental issues, plant information resources as well as the latest drafting software on our Educational Resource Page.
Illinois Nursery Plant Lists, uploaded January 28, 2016