Living in Maine is a wonderful thing and as growers and landscapers we are extremely lucky to be part of a vibrant professional community. One of the many benefits of this community is the Maine Landscape & Nursery Association. MeLNA is a non-profit professional trade association with members from all over the state representing a variety of aspects in the green industry. Yesterday was the yearly winter conference and expo in Augusta. The day was filled with talks ranging from landscape design, landscape ecology, business techniques, field safety, and pesticide education. There was also the trade show where we can connect with our supplies, many who we have been in business with for years, and meet new vendors to the area. It is a way for our company and staff to remain connected to our fellow landscape friends and keep up to date with trends and changes to our industry. MeLNA is committed toward promoting, educating and representing its members, as well as to inform and educate the people of this great state.
MeLNA has become an advocate for the national ‘PLANT SOMETHING’ initiative that wants to hook the next generation into the benefits and joy of planting and gardening. Check out the link below for more information.
‘PLANT SOMETHING’ initiative http://plant-something.org/
We are proud to say that our founder, Mark Pendergast, has served as a president of the MeLNA board, Salmon Falls Nursery & Landscaping has been honored as a long time member, and one of our landscapes is featured in the photos on the MeLNA website. Below is the MeLNA website where you can access archived newsletters, learn about professional certifications, and the membership directory.