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Member Benefits

  • Advance your knowledge through our annual Trade Show & Education Conference, tours, speakers, NYSNLA Leadership Conference and live webinars.
  • Exhibitor discount for the Trade Show & Education Conference and Plantasia (WNY’s premier garden and landscape show.)
  • New York State Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional (CNLP) certification. CLNP designation is a high-level industry achievement, recognized by the gardening public as well.
  • Landscape Awards Program -  show us what your got!  Compete with your peers for awards of excellence while promoting the industry and the work that member companies are proficient at doing. 
  • Membership meetings, golf outings, and special events held though out the year provide opportunity to network, socialize and give back to your community.


Membership Information

About NYSNLA Membership

Thank you for your interest in the New York State Nursery and Landscape Association (NYSNLA), a statewide association dedicated to advancing the interests of green industry professionals.

NYSNLA started in the early 20th century, representing fruit growers and mail-order nurseries in Western New York. As similar organizations were created and their influence grew throughout the state, the regions merged in an effort to discuss and fight for mutual issues. Today, the Association represents over 700 green industry professional.

 Membership in NYSNLA provides you with the most up‐to‐date educational programs; networking opportunities; our industry magazine Nursery Lines; an interactive calendar of statewide industry events on, and listing in our searchable online directory, allowing potential customers to find you and your specialization.

To learn more about NYSNLA membership, click here or feel free to contact us at (518) 580-4063

There are two membership applications Active/Associate Membership and Afflicate/Student Membership:

1) ACTIVE/ASSOCIATE MEMBER -  Do you derive a substantial part of your yearly revenue through the green industry?  Are you a supplier to the green industry?  Then this application is for you!

Click here for the Active/Associate Member New York State Nursery & Landscape Association New Member Application

2)  AFFILIATE/STUDENT MEMBER - Are you an individual who does not own or work for a NYSNLA member business? (including educators, retirees, office holders and CNLPs) then this application is for you. You may join the state Association as Affiliate Members. Highschool and college students enrolled in a green or horticulture-related program may join as Student Members. Affiliate and Student Members enjoy all the member benefits listed above but are not eligible to serve on the NYSNLA Board of Directors or to vote.

Click here for the Affiliate/Student Member New York State Nursery & Landscape Association

 Apply on-line!  Click here to be directed to NYSNLA