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MNLA Member Directory
Looking for a retail garden center or landscape contractor in your area.  Select here to search the MNLA membership for providers in your area.

Consumer Information

Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH) Program
The Maryland Nursey and Landscape Association (MNLA) 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 MNLA 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
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.   Consumers may e-mail in gardening and lawn care questions, or call the Center at 1-800-342-2507.  Hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am - 1 pm.  To reach the HGIC website, select here.

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).  Locate the Maryland's Best program here.