Maryland Nursery, Landscape, and Greenhouse Association

Brooklandville,  MD 
United States

The MNLGA is an important extension of your business, saving you time, money and resources. We perform the services that your company cannot afford to do on its own. The MNLGA has strong relationships with the Maryland Department of Agriculture, University of Maryland Extension and many other State Agencies and Green Industry Associations in Maryland. We are part of the Nursery and Landscape Association Executives of North America (NLAE) which meets twice per year, as a national group and then closer to home as a regional group. These relationships, as well as our connection to AmericanHort, helps us keep you informed on a wide array of issues.

Our primary focus is serving your interests in government relations and advocacy, education and training, professional certifications and recertifications, promotions and public relations, networking, research, and much more. New members get one year complimentary when they sign up for a 2-year membership. To see all the benefits associated with being a part of the MNLGA, visit

What you expect from your association...the MNLGA delivers. 

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  • MNLGA - Membership Matters!
    What you expect from your association the MNLGA delivers!...

  • The purpose of the Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association is to
    promote the use of ornamental plants, products, and services. The association supports
    all constituent groups of the horticulture industry including landscape, garden centers,
    interiorscape, grounds maintenance, nursery, greenhouse, and arboriculture. The
    association communicates the role of the horticulture industry in improving people’s
    quality of life.
  • MNLGA - Certification and Recertification
    The MNLGA is committed to providing our members the opportunity to improve their knowledge and skills through our professional certification programs and educational offerings....

  • The MNLGA is committed to providing our members the opportunity to improve their knowledge and skills through our professional certification programs and educational offerings. 

    The CPH program is voluntary for those desiring to demonstrate
    proficiency in horticulture. The objective is to raise and improve the
    professional standards of the nursery, landscape, and garden center
    industries by recognizing individuals who demonstrate a high level of
    competence in the principles and practices relevant to these industries.
    In addition to the basic exam, there are 5 specialty designations
    available in Herbaceous Perennials, IPM and Pest Control, Weeds
    and Weed Control, Plant Identification, and Composting and
    Compost Utilization.

    CPH Registration and test information is available on

    The MNLGA provides the opportunity for pesticide and applicator
    recertification in a broad range of categories that cover multiple states.
    Below are some of the certifications and recertifications that may be
    available by attending MNLGA educational symposiums
    and programs.*
    • Certified Professional Horticulturist CEU’s
    • Pesticide Recertification for MD, VA, WV, DC and PA
    • MDA Professional Fertilizer Applicators and Nutrient Management
    • Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals (CBLP)
    • Maryland LTE
    • MAC-ISA
    • Other Continuing Ed and Pesticide CEU’s

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