MANTS 2020

January 8-10, 2020
Baltimore Convention Center

View a full recap of the 2019 show and find further show data/demographics and testimonials on the MANTS website. Visit the MANTS Website for MANTS 2019 exhibitor and attendee information.  Be sure to check out the great videos on the MANTS website, as well. 

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Looking for a retail garden center, landscape architect, public garden, or landscape contractor in your area?  Select Here to search the MNLGA membership for providers in your area.

Consumer Information

Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH) Program
The Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association (MNLGA) is an association of regionally located businesses engaged in the horticulture industry with interest in protecting and enhancing the quality of the Maryland's "green" industry. The MNLGA has a program in place that can help you, the consumer. The program, the Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH) is a certification that qualifies the knowledge and skills of employees of Maryland businesses. Be sure to ask for CPH certification when preparing to hire a business and their services. For more information about CPH please visit the CPH page. 
University of Maryland Home and Garden Information Center-New Website!
The Maryland Home and Garden Information Center is tax-payer funded program run by the University of Maryland Extension program.  The program's purspose is to serve as a lawn and gardening resource to Maryland homeowners.   A new HGIC website was just launched in April of 2015, and the MNLGA encourages you all to check out the endless resources found on the website. Consumers may e-mail in gardening and lawn care questions and even include pictures with their questions. A new section has recently been added, Native Plants for home gardeners to raise awareness on the topic and help those get their gardens started. The UMD HGIC also has a youtube channel full of informative videos that would serve as a great resource. You will also find the Grow It Eat It page which is a great resource for Marylanders growing their own affordable, healthy food. 
Maryland's Best Program
The Maryland Department of Agriculture also promotes the "Maryland's Best" program, from which you may locate retail garden centers, farmers' markets, pick-your-own farms (fruit and Christmas trees) and many other great resources. The Maryland's Best Program strives to connect Maryland farmers with consumers just like you. The site is also advertising local nurseries and garden centers throughout the month. Locate the Maryland's Best program here.