Improving landscapes and horticulture in Connecticut.

About Us

CNLA is the state trade association that represents Connecticut’s nurseries, garden centers, landscapers, nursery and perennial growers, and landscape designers. Our nursery/landscape industry grosses more than $800 million annually, and employs some 30,000 people. Our 1,700+ companies operate in all of the state’s 169 towns.

CNLA is also active in public relations, promoting gardening to the general public at public shows, such as the Connecticut Flower and Garden show, and Connecticut Ag Expo. CNLA is the industry spokesman about plants and gardening with the news media.

CNLA also maintains a vigorous presence at the state capitol and in Washington, representing the views of the industry in legislative, regulatory, and political matters.

“CNLA’s mission is to enhance and protect Connecticut's green industry businesses.” 


2017 Winter Symposium Exhibitor Registration Now Open!

The annual CNLA Winter Symposium & Expo draws industry professionals from all over Connecticut and surrounding states. The Expo will provide your company an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your products, explain your services and interact with green industry professionals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to network with professionals in your area! For More Information, choose the Winter Symposium link from the menu at the top of the page. Attendee registration information to follow.