Latino Landscape Network

The National Association of Landscape Professionals' Latino Landscape Network connects landscape professionals from Coast to Coast. LLN grew out of the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance, which was founded in 2011 to empower the community of more than 500,000 Hispanic-Americans employed in the landscape industry in the United States. In April of 2020, NHLA became part of NALP, ensuring a strong voice for Hispanic landscapers in the industry’s national trade organization.

Powered by ECHO, LLN is developing new training resources, networking and mentoring opportunities to help Latino-owned businesses and employees. LLN invites all Hispanic landscape employees, company owners, and managers to join the community and get involved in the Network. Sign up today!



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Programs & Resources in Spanish

We know how valuable proper education and training is to professional landscapes companies.  So we now offer some of our most popular landscape certificate courses and certification programs and resources in Spanish.

Sabemos lo valiosa que es una educación y entrenamiento adecuada para las empresas de paisajes profesionales. Por lo tanto, ahora ofrecemos algunos de nuestros curos de certificación de paisaje más populares y programas de certificación y recursos en español.

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Featured Video

When Ruben Diaz Sr. immigrated from Durango, Mexico in the 1970s, he was seeking a new life. Not because he wanted to leave Mexico behind, but because he knew he could do more in the United States by providing better opportunities for his family. From humble beginnings doing landscaping in Chicago with his own brothers, Ruben Sr. broke off and founded the Diaz Group as a business with his sons. Ruben's story is truly one that was Made in America.

Featured Content

Faces of the Industry: Tim Martinez

Tim Martinez, executive vice president of LandCare’s West division, has been in the green industry for over 30 years. He spent the first 20 years on the golf course maintenance and operations side before moving into commercial maintenance with LandCare. “My time in golf really gave me an appreciation for the technical aspects of the […]

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Faces of the Industry: Jesse Cardoza

Jesse Cardoza started helping his father in his lawn service business when he was eight years old. In the beginning, he had to find properties through a Mapsco book and used payphones for directions. When he was 15, he would work his father’s lawn maintenance route so they could go on vacations with his younger […]

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Faces of the Industry: Luis Mata

Luis Mata, maintenance operations manager for Chalet Nursery, based in Wilmette, Illinois, was introduced to the industry at a young age as he started working with his father on a landscape crew throughout high school. “At one point I did not want to be involved in the industry,” Mata says. “I wanted to find something […]

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