Horticulture Area Associations

Join a Professional Association

​Professional associations increase visibility and networking opportunities for you and your business. Many organizations also provide education that can greatly benefit the profitability of your business. Below are some professional organizations in the area you may want to consider joining. Click the names to visit their webpage.

Local Associations

Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA)

Eastern Chapter of TNLA – Email Mylinda Merck (mmerck@cowartinc.com)

East Tennessee Nursery Association – Email Ken Hoss (kkhoss@hotmail.com)

Middle Tennessee Nursery Association

Tennessee Native Plant Society

Wild Ones Native Plants and Natural Landscape Societ, Tennessee Valley Chapter

Neighboring and National Associations

Society of American Florists (SAF)

American Hort (consolidation of American Nursery and Landscape Association and OFA)

Professional Grounds Management Society

North Carolina Flower Growers Association

International Plant Propagator’s Society