Wednesday, July 20, 2016


Ingleside is Hiring! To apply, please send resume to
B&B Inventory and Tagging
Main duties include (in order of priority)
*Selecting saleable nursery stock from the field to complete orders
*Taking inventory of all saleable plants in the field and keeping those numbers updated
*Observing and reporting evidence of insects or disease
*Maintaining the labeling system in the field
*Keeping the Field Planting List organized and updated
*Ability and initiative to work effectively without direct supervision
*Valid driver's license
*Proficient with Microsoft Office
*Experience with tree identification
*Plant disease and pest knowledge
Schedule and Pay
*Typical schedule is M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 am
*Summer starting time is 7:00 am with 1/2 days Friday
*Starting pay depends on qualifications and will range from $12-$15/hour
*Health insurance offered after 60 days
*401k offered after 1 year
*2 weeks vacation after 1 year
*Job Type: Full-time
*Job Location:Colonial Beach, VA 22443
*Required education:High school or equivalent

Tuesday, September 15, 2015


IPN has some very exciting positions which just opened up!  Two inside sales positions as well as head container grower.  Check out the job descriptions below for more information.  To apply or to speak with someone regarding these wonderful opportunities, contact the main office (804) 224-7111.  Or send your resume and cover letter to Tomas Urbonas ( 

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Individual with horticulture knowledge needed to provide direct support to the outside sales team, managers, and customers.  Must be computer literate/proficient (Microsoft office suite) and pleasant phone demeanor.  Experience with SBI software a plus, but not necessary.  As well as social media outlets and advertising print.  Some light travel may be required; trade shows, industry events and occasional travel with outside sales reps.  Self-starter preferred with ability to work with little supervision, and a team player with a positive attitude.  Respond to customer requests, questions, and help to facilitate their needs.

DEPARTMENT HEAD (Container Operations):

Responsible for all tasks associated with production, department facility, vendor relations, and support of sales and marketing.  Will be a leading participant along with the President and Sales Director, in planning the future product planting process.  Directly responsible for all the departmental product output, maintenance, scheduling, quality control, as well as the financial performance of his/her product throughout the growing process to the point of marketability.  Serve as mentor to foreman and crew leaders.  Oversee tasks and deadlines with production and shipping priorities and schedules.  Oversee development and supervise the training of all production and maintenance personnel with related systems, programs and equipment.  Work with vendors and suppliers.  Knowledge of spraying, irrigation, fertilizers, weeding, potting, and growing of perennials, shrubs, and trees is a must.  80+ acre multi-location facility overseeing 45+ employees.

Friday, August 21, 2015

IPN Out and About

IPN Booth at the VNLA Field Day

IPN owner Fletch Flemer, and 2 members of the IPN sales team, Brent Thomas and Lorraine Klepacz, attended the VNLA field day yesterday.  The field day was held at Shade Tree Farm in Upperville, VA.  It was great to see our customers and meet other professionals in the industry.  There were educational speeches, other vendors, tours of the nursery, and a spade demonstration.  This event is held every year at a different locations throughout Virginia.  If you have not attended, we highly encourage you to.  Its a great way to keep in touch with the pulse of the industry.  To become a member of VNLA, go to there website to see how you can become involved!

The impressive spade demonstration!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

IGC East Re-Cap

The IPN booth, all set up and ready to greet customers!

Last week, the IPN sales team was at the IGC East trade show.  We saw a few of our wonderful clients and met some new contacts.  If you didn't make it, you missed a nice event.  Albeit the show was small, it is a new trade show on the east coast for retail vendors.  This is a spin off to the very popular IGC show in Chicago.  Hopefully in the coming years, this show will grow and become more popular among retail garden centers.

Brent Thomas
Chuck Fry, Brent Thomas, and Jordan Flemer
To kick off day one of the trade show, Martha Stewart was a guest speaker.  She had lots of wonderful ideas for plantings and marketing a retail garden center.  Shocking, I know.  She was a delight to see in person, a great presence and so well spoken.  She spoke about her blog, which has lots of great for spectacular landscapes, check it out:
Martha Stewart sharing her wealth of knowledge with IGC founder, Jeff Morey.

IPN wants to hear from our customers..........will you be attending this trade show next year?  Our sales team is always looking for new ways to connect with our customers.  Let us know how we can help you grow your landscaping and retail business!

The hustle and bustle of the IGC East floor.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

IPN will be in Baltimore!

The IPN sales team will be attending IGC East next week, Aug 4-6th!  Come meet us, pick up a catalog, current availability, and see our beautiful plants.... all at Booth 860!  We want to meet you and know what you need from us to provide the most excellent customer service and plant material.

We currently are running a special on all of our B&B Cornus and Cercis trees for this fall and next spring's digging seasons.  IGC East will give you the perfect opportunity to speak to one of our sales representatives about this wonderful offer.  We have lots of these beautiful trees, reserve them now before they are gone....and the prices go back up!

Give our sales team a call to discuss these specials!


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Great looking perennials!

Our nursery is stock piled with lots and lots of great looking perennials.  Why should you put perennials in your landscape?!  First you gotta love how they are low maintenance and return every spring!  This is great for your customers who don't have time in today's hectic world to tend to large gardens.  But they do want the elegance of a beautiful landscape to compliment their home.  Perennials can bring color, texture, movement, and vibrancy to any outdoor space, large or small.  Take a look and see what we can offer you!  We have a live availability for our customers on our website and don't forget to check out our Facebook page for regular updates as well!  Keep in touch with us!

Achillea mil. 'Strawberry Seduction'

Agastache 'Blue Fortune' #1

Athyrium filix-femina 'Lady in Red'

Coreopsis rosea 'American Dream' #1

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio' #2

Rosa 'Red Drift'

Thursday, July 16, 2015

IGC East is coming up!

IPN will be an exhibitor at IGC East for the second year in a row (BOOTH 860)!  Will you be there?  If so, please stop by to meet members of our sales team, pick up a new catalog, and learn about what spectacular plants we can provide for your outstanding landscaping projects. 

IGC is one of the largest trade shows for retailers and independent garden centers in the industry.   They have moved locations this year to the expansive Baltimore Convention Center.  There will be many exhibitors, lectures, and educational events.  For more information about the show, click on the link below: