Mission Statement and Goals

The purpose of the Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association is to promote the use of ornamental plants, products, and services. The association supports all constituent groups of the horticulture industry including landscape, garden centers, interiorscape, grounds maintenance, nursery, greenhouse, and arboriculture. The association communicates the role of the horticulture industry in improving people’s quality of life. 

Specific Goals

  • Promote professionalism through educational programs for members and the public and by encouraging enrollment in educational institutions
  • Support research relevant to the horticulture industry
  • Monitor state and local laws relating to horticulture industry
  • Participate actively in legislative and regulatory processes
  • Promote the use of environmentally sound practices in the horticulture industry
  • Monitor developments in allied industries including agritechnology and communicate them to members
  • Support donations of plant products and services to state and community programs
  • Participate in Maryland agricultural organizations