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.” 


Registration is open for the CNLA 2017 CANP Program

CNLA’s Connecticut Accredited Nursery Professional program begins, Tuesday, August 15 at Jones Auditorium, CT Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven Visit the CANP Tab to register and detailed information.