Learn and Grow

You’re never finished learning.
Whether you’re hoping to grow as an individual or as an organization, NALP members have access to industry-leading tools and training to keep you on the cutting edge. With our variety of educational programs for all levels and goals, our members can continuously hone and develop their skills.


Want to stand out from the crowd and demonstrate that you’re a highly skilled landscape industry professional? Earning a Landscape Industry Certified credential is a great way to showcase your skills. Certifications are available in a number of disciplines, including:

  • Business Manager (for landscape contractor business owners or managers, or those on the management fast-track)
  • Interior Technician (for professionals involved with the design, installation, and care of indoor plants)
  • Exterior Technician (for technicians working in landscape or hardscape installation, maintenance and/or irrigation)
  • Horticulture Technician (for industry professionals who work with landscape plant life)
  • Lawn Care Manager (for lawn care professionals who work with warm or cool season Turfgrass)
  • Lawn Care Technician (for lawn care technicians who work exclusively with cool-season Turfgrass)

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As a professional, you’re never done learning and growing your skills. Our educational partnerships can help you continue to refine your abilities. Our online programs mean that you can access these educational benefits from wherever you are, whenever it’s most convenient. Members have access to amazing opportunities, including:


NALP holds a variety of conferences and events throughout the year. These events allow members to connect with other professionals and are always jam-packed with expert-led sessions to help you stay current.

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What People Are Saying...

Joining a trade association is one of the smartest things a young business person can do because you’re instantly exposed to other professionals who understand your business and have already made the mistakes that you’re about to make. We didn’t join until 12 years into the business, and we learned more in the first year as a member than we did in the previous 12 years. For those who are willing to listen and adopt change, it’s a priceless investment. The knowledge you gain is huge and much greater than you are going to get elsewhere.”

Craig Ruppert, Ruppert Landscape