Southwest Michigan Landscape Association

Our Mission

The Southwest Michigan Landscape Association is a group of professionals dedicated to the promotion of horticulture, specializing in growing and planting nursery stock, grounds maintenance and landscape design.

About the SWMLA

The Southwest Michigan Landscape Association (SWMLA) was founded in 1952 by a group of local Green Industry Professionals to promote the industry and provide educational opportunities to its members. Members include landscape architects and designers, retail and wholesale nurseries and garden centers, suppliers, irrigation contractors, and grounds maintenance companies.


About the MNLA

The Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association was established in 1922 and is the statewide trade association representing over 5,000 nursery, perennial plant production, Christmas tree, sod producers, landscaping, and lawn care firms that are the fifth largest nursery industry in the nation, the largest specialty crop in the state, and provides significant impact on the state's economy accruing a total of approximately $5.715 billion each year and employing over 36,000 Michigan citizens.