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A landscaped yard is a happy yardThe 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. First established in 1910, MNLA has represented the needs of nursery and landscape professionals for more than 100 years.

 

MNLA members work to promote the environmental well-being of our state as well as the highest levels of business ethics within their profession.

 


Massachusetts Green Industry Total Economic Impact $5.2 billion and growing!

The Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) is Massachusetts’ largest green industry trade association. Dedicated to advancing the interests of the state’s green industry professionals, MNLA provides educational opportunities, industry news, legislative representation, and business development resources. MNLA ensures that all of its members adopt the highest industry standards and act in an ethically responsible manner.

Key Highlights

  • 61% of companies sold plants in 2015.
  • 58% of companies report their gross income has increased in the last three years (2012–2015).
  • 56% report their company’s payroll has increased.
  • 43% of companies held acreage in 2015.
  • 29% of companies occupied greenhouse space.

 

Click here to download our most recent economic impact study for more information.

 


  

History 

Established in 1910, the Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association, Inc. (MNLA) is a nonprofit organization whose members are businesses and individuals who are committed to promoting environmental awareness and the highest standards of the Massachusetts nursery and landscape industry.

Massachusetts environmental horticulture industry contributes an estimated $2.6 billion to the Massachusetts economy. MNLA members grow, sell, install, maintain and preserve the living landscape.

According to the recent economic impact study supported by the Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association, Inc., Massachusetts green industry employed at least 68,000 people at nurseries, greenhouses, florist shops, garden centers and landscape-related businesses. Almost two-thirds (43,000) of these are full-time positions. An additional 7,500 jobs remain available in the industry.

MNLA members work to promote the environmental well being of our state as well as the highest levels of business ethics within their profession.

Where environmental horticulture professionals meet – Join the MNLA today!