Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals.
Smart business. Powerful connections.

The Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals (MLP) is a trade association that represents the leading landscape professionals in Massachusetts. MLP elevates the professional standards and business success of its members through education, certification, advocacy, and networking. MLP improves the business of its members through communication, certification, education and information.

There are tremendous benefits to being a member of Massachusetts' professional landscape industry association. The purpose of the Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals is to maintain the integrity of the landscape contracting industry and improve the business of its members through:


Promotion of ongoing interaction among the Massachusetts landscape industry members through landscaping referral business, social and educational events, peer networking, and industry participation. MLP’s member directory consists of landscape management contractors, green industry suppliers, and educators.

Training, Education and Courses

Design and support landscaping education programs such as monthly dinner meetings, landscaping certification study sessions and educational conferences that improve the business, horticulture and contracting skills of the membership. Interested in sponsoring one of our educational events?  Contact Kristen Dreyer at MLP for details.

Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional Certification

Sponsorship of the Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional (MCLP) program, designed to assure the public that successful candidates have demonstrated a high level of competency and knowledge within the landscape management industry.

Industry Information

Constant appraisal of the membership as to the latest landscaping industry research, new products, equipment, and legislation issues.