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National Collegiate Landscape Competition

March 20-23, 2019

Our annual three-day landscape competition and Career Fair features more than 700 college students demonstrating their landscape skills and allows students to meet with recruiters from top companies.

Renewal & Remembrance

July 15, 2019

Help us honor America's veterans by lending your professional skills to care for and beautify one of our nation's most hallowed placed - Arlington National Cemetery.

Legislative Days On The Hill

July 15-17, 2019

Team up with other industry professionals on the Hill to speak with your legislators, and become a more effective advocate on both the national and local stages.

NALP Field Trip: Frank and Marty’s Excellent Adventure

August, 2019

Part facility tour, part observations and lessons learned which add up to some powerful takeaways that could just possibly change your business model.

Meet Our Members

Abby Santos, No Ka Oi Landscape Services

Abby Santos moved to the Hawaiian Island of Kauai in the 1970s with plans of becoming a nurse. Plans changed. She quickly fell in love with the breathtaking plant life the Garden Island was known for. She also fell in love with a local named Frank whom she'd met in college. The two would eventually become not only husband and wife, but also business partners.

"Frank was working in a restaurant when I met him," Abby says. "The restaurant had a lot of indoor plants that employees would water with ice cubes. Frank asked, 'Why don't you let me take care of the plants?' I often helped him and fell in love with it. Interior plants were a big thing at the time. From there we began servicing many of the hotels and restaurants in the area. That's how it all started."... Read more!

The Latest

Having a Hard Time Recruiting Employees? Try This Strategy from Timberline Landscaping

If recruiting employees is one of your greatest challenges, you aren’t alone. Many landscape business owners say recruiting—and retaining—good talent is an ongoing source of stress.

Meet NALP Member Bruce Allentuck of Allentuck Landscaping

NALP member Bruce Allentuck says he was young and naive when he started mowing lawns as a kid.

Want to Propel Your Landscape Business Forward? Leadership is the Answer

How does a landscape professional create an evolving company—one that is moving forward and won’t become stale?

Growing the Industry

The Industry Growth Initiative is critical to growing and protecting the industry and expanding it’s workforce. Learn more and get involved.

Promoting the Industry

 NALP engages in national social media, advertising and media relations campaigns to raise the industry's visibility. Learn how you can get involved. 

Growing the Workforce

NALP promotes careers in our industry to anyone who loves the outdoors, design and horticulture. Learn more about the association’s mission.