Regional/State Benefits


As a member of the New York State Nursery and Landscape Association, you are a part of a statewide professional trade association that is dedicated to advancing the interests of New York State's nursery and 2010-potential-member-full-packetlandscape businesses and professionals by promoting sound business practices, expanding state and local markets, and exerting leadership in the development of sustainable communities.

Professionalism & Networking
  • Professional distinction within the industry
  • Access to a network of fellow professionals
  • Regional membership providing opportunities to collaborate
  • Listed in the annual Membership Directory
  • Listed on our website,, searchable by region and specialty
  • Special individual listing as Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional (CNLP)
  • Access to the member-only section of the website,
  • Full-time energetic, professional, and friendly staff to assist members
  • Leadership development
  • Collective support of industry's future talent through national career awareness website,
Business Benefits
  • Access to comprehensive insurance services through The Flanders Group
  • Available discounts on credit card processing through Payment Processing Consultants
  • Access to many benefits through NYSNLA's Powerful Partnership Program with Milton CAT
  • Discounted payroll and human resource services through USA Payroll
  • Savings on business and residential electricity supply charges through Energy Plus
Education & Training
  • Reduced exam and recertification fees for CNLP Program
  • Statewide educational programs and seminars
  • Membership to the Nurserymen's Foundation*
Knowledge & Awareness
  • Subscription to our enhanced, comprehensive quarterly magazine, Nursery Lines
  • Invitation to great events such as the spring garden and flower shows
  • NYSNLA booth and garden at the New York State Fair
  • NYSNLA's participation on the New York State Arbor Day Planning Committee
Legislative Advocacy
  • Membership to the ANLA Lighthouse Program, a political education and grassroots network
  • Lobbying efforts through partnership with New York Alliance for Environmental Concerns, Empire State Council of Agricultural Organizations and other groups with similar key legislative issues
  • Strong working relationship with legislators, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets, New York Farm Bureau, and the like
  • Representation on key groups addressing horticultural issues, including invasive species management
Promotion of your Business
  • Sponsorship and advertising opportunities
  • Eligible to enter NYSNLA's Environmental Beautification Awards Program, highlighting landscape talent
  • Promotional materials, such as brochures and magnets, to purchase as a resource for clients

*a 501c(3) registered charitable organization that supports education and encourages young people to follow careers in horticulture