Why use an MNLA member?
The Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association, Inc. (MNLA) is a statewide association dedicated to advancing the interests of green industry professionals. MNLA is a nonprofit organization whose members are businesses and individuals committed to promoting awareness of environmental horticulture and upholding the highest standards of the nursery and landscape industry. MNLA is the largest green industry business development vehicle in Massachusetts, providing its members with educational opportunities, industry news, legislative representation, and business development resources.
What is an MCH?
An MCH is a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist. They are professionals in the Massachusetts nursery and landscape industry who have invested the time to learn and qualify as experts in the field. [Download the Ask an MCH brochure or visit the MCH page]
Search for members/services
Have questions about plants? Looking for a landscaper to put some life into your garden? Need expert advice or someone to prune a tree? Search for MNLA members nearby. [search now]
Drip irrigation continues to evolve as new technology in plastic molding has allowed precision emitters to drip as low as one
quarter gallon per hour. [learn more]
Plant Something Massachusetts
Plant Something MA is a cooperative effort of MNLA and the Massachusetts Flower Growers’ Association, promoting local green industry services for consumers in Massachusetts. [read more]
Other resources courtesy of Plant Something MA
Submit a soil sample
Identify a weed
Identify and manage an insect or disease in your lawn, vegetable garden, trees and shrubs or fruit plantings in the home garden
Grow and maintain vegetables and fruit in the home garden
Plant and maintain your landscape
For all other garden related questions, contact Plant Something MA.
UMass Extension Home Lawn and Garden Information
UMass Extension and the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment want to see people get their home lawn and gardening questions addressed and be able to access good information. [http://ag.umass.edu/home-lawn-garden-information]
The MNLA Foundation is dedicated to supporting the future leaders in the landscape and nursery industry. The MNLA Foundation For Educational Excellence, Inc. provides scholarships to individuals attending colleges, universities, and other technical schools in the area of agriculture, landscaping, and nursery and forestry science and technology. [read more about awards or scholarships]
A Treasury of Public and Private Gardens for Garden Lovers to visit in Massachusetts. [visit website]
Controlling the Spread of Garlic Mustard
Garlic mustard is an invasive plant that's causing concern in many parts of the country. Dave talks to Wayne Mezitt about methods of controlling the spread of garlic mustard.
Garden variety video
Peter Mezitt, president of Weston Nurseries explains how to make the most out of your front yard! Click here to watch the video.
Proper planting video
Peter Mezitt, president of Weston Nurseries discusses spring transplanting in this "Garden Variety” video.