FindING your place

Considering a career in horticulture? 

Interested in advertising or sponsorship with MLP?  Click here.

Go Green(er).

As part of MLP's ongoing mission to conserve scarce resources, the association is reducing paper consumption and increasing our emphasis on electronic communication. The more members utilize this site and MLP's online renewal & registration options, the more resources we save. As stewards of the environment, it only makes sense. Get on board and GO GREENER!

Upcoming Events

March dinner meeting registration is now open.  Looking forward to seeing you on March 19th to learn more about DOT compliance.

Read the latest NEWSLINE now! 

The March 2019 MLP newsletter is now available.
Newsletters are archived under the RESOURCES tab! 

Grow the bench partnership!

Finding and retaining great employees is the biggest problem you're facing today.  Are you looking for a simple, affordable solution to:

... help you retain your best employees?
... provide your employees with development opportunities? 
... increase your employees’ efficiency and overall job satisfaction?

MLP’s new partnership with GrowTheBench brings you all of these solutions - in a convenient, affordable one-stop shop!

As a benefit of MLP membership, you will now enjoy a free 30-day pass to all courses and an ongoing 5% savings on the retail rate of subscription to GrowTheBench's library of exceptional training videos. Training covers all aspects of management, professionalism, and leadership to equip your crew leaders, account managers, operations managers, and company executives with the knowledge they need to be their best for you. Over 100 videos are currently available, with more added every month.

Visit to learn more.


Sponsorship opportunities!

MLP Members, did you know that there are numerous ways to connect with members and support MLP through sponsorships and advertising?  A revised list of sponsorship opportunities is available on the website here.  Check it out and be in touch with Kristen or Carrie in the MLP Office soon!  Sponsorship slots fill quickly.


ALL MEMBERS should visit the Member Information Editor to update contact information and define service areas and services provided. Be sure to update services offered & service areas to maximize consumer referrals.  instructions are located in the Member Information Editor.

Members may also register for MLP events, renew dues, utilize industry-wide links and resources, post jobs and classified ads, and expand your reach with sponsorships and website ads through your online account.

Not an MLP member?  You may access limited resources and view job/classified listings. You may also register for events as a non-member, or even better, click here to join.


If you encounter problems, or if you have feedback for the site, please send an email to us.

Upcoming Meetings

Apr 16

MLP April Dinner Meeting

Details coming soon!

2019 Dues Renewal is Going Strong!

Renewal invoices were mailed in late October.  Dues may be renewed online at any time!  Please note: office managers are not able to use their personal login to pay the company dues. Dues may be renewed online by the member holder only - by using that member's login.  Any questions at all, please reach out to Carrie.

MCLP Updates

2018 recertification tally sheets are due by 2/15/19.  Click here to download a blank 2018 RTS.  Looking for places to earn your final credits of the year?  Check out the new Credit Opportunities page.

2017 MCLP Recertification Forms may still be submitted with a $50 late fee.