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The New York State Nursery and Landscape Association is a statewide professional trade association that is dedicated to advancing the interests of New York State's nursery and landscape businesses and professionals by promoting sound business practices, expanding state and local markets, and exerting leadership in the development of sustainable communities.

Latest News

Have you seen the new Nursery Lines?

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The Autumn 2015 edition, our second all-digital issue, is now available. Read all about our Membership Dinner, Education Auction, Court of Honor, CNLP Day, Leadership Forum and more. Click the image to be taken to a cover with clickable links. 




Advocacy news

NYAFEC recently brought to our attention a series of Pesticide Management Education Program changes proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency. Details and important links on our Advocacy Page.

.NY Botanical GardenCNLP Day in the Bronx

Our second annual CNLP Day was held Thursday, September 17. Attendees earned credits toward CNLP certification by taking an insider's tour of the New York Botanical Garden. Afterward, they converged on the nearby Bronx Alehouse for food, drink and networking.

You can view a selection of photos from the day on Facebook.

Be sure to check out our Education Calendar regularly to find professional development opportunities in your region and around the state.  And, check our our Events Calendar to learn about meetings and networking opportunities.

Webinar update

The "Work Smarter, Not Harder" Webinar on "Living Walls," with Melissa Daniels and Anthony Caggiano, has been rescheduled. Please watch this space and your email for a new date and time.

We are seeking presenters for future webinars. Please contact us if you have an idea to share.

Thanks to everyone who took part in our July webinar, "Human Resources 101 for the Green Industry," presented by our corporate partner The Flanders Group, and our October webinar, "Introduction to Social Media for Small Business," presented by Carol Saporito.

Oldies but goodies

Materials from earlier webinars are available for you to review. Be sure you're logged into this site, as some of them are in the "Members Only" area.

Recordings, handouts and other resources related to Monica Mitchell Muir's two QuickBooks webinars can be found here

The slides from Heidi Mortensen's March webinar on "Hot New Perennials for 2015" can be downloaded here

Materials related to Aristoteles Rodriguez's April webinar "Navigating the Fair Labor Standards Act in the Landscaping Industry" are here and here.

This Month's Featured Member Business Benefit

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Through Wellness Access Card, NYSNLA members have copay-free access to the Teladoc national network of U.S. board-certified, NCQA-certified and state-licensed physicians who use electronic health records, telephonic consultations and online video consultations to diagnose conditions, recommend treatment and write short-term, non-DEA controlled prescriptions when medically appropriate.The wellness Access Card also provides members with discounts on dental, vision, prescriptions and more. To learn more, visit the NYSNLA Wellness Access Card page.

Thank You Corporate Partner

Become a Corporate Supporter

Are you a NYSNLA member who wants to interact with our Association on an elevated level? Take advantage of NYSNLA's Corporate Sponsorship program! We truly appreciate the support of our corporate sponsors, and it is our goal to ensure we foster a valuable partnership with all of our supporters.

You can select a sponsorship package when joining or renewing your annual dues, or contact Association Headquarters at and we'll help you select a sponsorship package that works best for your business.  Corporate Sponsor package information is available at this link.