About About VNLA

About VNLA

The Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association (VNLA) was originally the Virginia Nurserymen’s Association (VNA), established in 1932.

The Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association is a 501c6 nonprofit.

A membership-based, state trade association for garden centers, nursery growers, landscape designers, installation and maintenance contractors, greenhouses and green industry suppliers. The VNLA encourages dialogue and collaboration between the state’s green industry organizations to encourage a unified message and enhance the positive economic and environmental impact of Virginia’s nursery and landscape design professionals.


Enhance, promote and advocate for Virginia’s nursery and landscape industry.


Strive to unify, strengthen and promote the green industry, while advancing industry best practices and principles that help keep Virginia green and growing.

Virginia Certified Horticulturist (VCH).

The Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association established the Virginia Certified Horticulturist credential in 1978.

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