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National Association of Landscape Professionals

Who We Are

This site is powered by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), an organization of industry experts who love the outdoors, relish the opportunity to enhance the environment through their daily work and have a passion for bringing their customers’ outdoor visions to life. These professionals specialize in lawn care, landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscaping. They enhance the green spaces where we live, work and play. 

Association members enjoy valuable access to the best ideas and practices in the landscape industry, collaboration that allows companies to serve their customers and clients with the most current knowledge, ideas and inspiration. NALP is focused on professionalism and establishing the highest standards for the industry. 

Our Mission

NALP passionately advocates for the economic, social and environmental benefits of the landscape industry.

Our Focus Areas

Education
With a platform for growth founded on educational resources and peer-to-peer sharing on a national scale, we provide members with invaluable access to the best ideas and practices in the landscape industry. 

Advocacy
With deep relationships with legislators and policymakers, we are the voice of our members and our industry amid an increasingly challenging regulatory environment. 

Professionalism
With a focus on professionalism that is establishing the highest standard in the industry, we are driving consumer preference for our members’ services. The association administers the Landscape Industry Certified designation which is a benchmark for educational achievement for lawn care and landscape professionals.

The association is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC and is supported by a professional staff that ensures its members have access to the latest information and resources.

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