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  • Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    Center Latest News Industry Contacts Pest Disease Management Economic Impact Low Impact Development Charitable Fund Make a Donation Store Events Search Our Site Search WSNLA Member Directory Use this search tool to find a WSNLA member to help with your needs Washington State Nursery Landscape Association members are committed to professionalism invested in continuing education and advancement of their skills as well as their employees Since 1937 WSNLA member businesses have been working together to ensure a vibrant horticulture industry for the Washington community THANK YOU FOR DOING BUSINESS WITH A WSNLA MEMBER BUSINESS Use any search field to locate a business that fits your needs Company Employer Type of Business Arborist Wholesale Nursery Retail Nursery Landscape Design Landscape Maintenance Landscape Design Build Plant Broker Online Nursery Container Gardening Hardscapes Florist ecoPRO Certified Compost Spray Service Lawn Maintenance Tree Care Service Greenhouse Grower Irrigation Supplies Services Garden Speaker Writer Garden Coach Certified Professional Horticulturist Fine Specialty Pruning Interiorscaping Rain Gardens Landscape Commercial Public Works City Town Postal Code more Latest News 4 12 2016 Washington State Department of Agriculture releases annual pesticide report 4 12 2016 USDA Seeks Partner Proposals to Protect and Restore Critical Wetlands in Washington State more

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  • Value of Membership - Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    and digital advertising and marketing opportunities Plant Something Campaign Download exclusive marketing materials as part of the Plant Something campaign to educate your customers on the benefits of gardening Online referrals Member to member Advertising sponsorship opportunities Plus as a WSNLA member you receive very competitive rates and discounts on group health insurance credit card services office supplies legal access debt collection and recovery business insurance and promotional and business printing needs By choosing a WSNLA Preferred Partner you are supporting the activities of your organization WSNLA Preferred Providers Credit Card Processing SBGA Contact Scott Norris WSNLA members can save money with low processing fees and a variety of related benefits including gift cards for customers through SBGA Plus they are committed to giving back to your organization through a rebate program Printing Promotional Products PROFORMA Contact Jim Stedman 888 546 6028 jwstedman aol com Purchase your print and promotional products from Proforma because they have the buying power to provide unbeatable rates Plus they are committed to giving back to your organization through a rebate program For more information Legal Access OGDEN MURPHY WALLACE Contact Robert Andre 1601 5th Avenue Ste 2100 Seattle WA 98101 206 447 2252 FAX 206 447 0215 randre omwlaw com www omwlaw com Members of WSNLA have access to an attorney as a benefit of membership At no charge members may ask a question or obtain advice from the Association s contract attorney More work will be performed at a discounted Association rate Financial Recovery CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT Contact Bill Bosch 503 774 1399 FAX 503 771 4202 bbosch cfmcollect com www cfmcollection com Rely on these experts to provide you with recovery excellence gained through hard work and success in the commercial recovery field Their collection process is designed to collect your past

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  • Grow Your Knowledge - Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    it is our mission WSNLA provides many opportunities connecting industry professionals with education that will enhance their technical and business savvy Professional Development Certification Fine tune your skills and techniques with WSNLA s on going professional development and certificiation opportunities WSNLA has two certification programs available to the nursery and landscape professional Certified Professional Horticulturist ecoPRO Certified Access To the Best Brightest WSNLA s Community includes the movers and shakers of the nursery and landscape industry Accessibility to colleagues that understand your business provides invaluable knowledge and tools to increase your business success Industry Resource Center A wealth of information at your fingertips Not only does WSNLA host an archive of information dating back to 1937 but it also is a conservator of member knowledge WSNLA s diverse membership provides a scale of information and talent available in the WSNLA community An online member s only Knowledge Center is currently being developed Event Hub WSNLA works with other local organizations and educational facilities to connect you with professional level workshops and seminars Visit our industry event page to find out more B B Magazine The WSNLA monthly magazine includes member features industry news and research and business management information specific

    Original URL path: http://www.wsnla.org/?page=WSNLAEducates (2016-04-24)
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  • Grow Your Industry - Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    the organization which advises state government on some matters and makes recommendations of people to be named to certain government advisory committees A special state fund to pay for plant research was championed solely by WSNLA and is now producing in excess of 100 000 yearly to benefit and protect the industry WSNLA s advocacy efforts have achieved many notable successes over the years Today we continue to keep the dialog open bringing members and state legislators face to face to discuss pertinent issues and partnering with like minded organizations to encourage regulatory and legislative decisions that make good business sense and help our members prosper We also work hand in hand with regulators especially at the Washington Department of Agriculture to ensure a smooth and productive working relationship WSNLA Lobbyist Heather Hansen is one of the most respected and effective lobbyists in Olympia For over 5 years Hansen has been successful in communicating and advocating on behalf of the nursery and landscape industry Whether it is a program designed to put money in your pocket or connecting you with a necessary industry contact the mission of the WSNLA staff and volunteer leadership s is to serve you WSNLA Puts In Members Pockets Utility Tree Certificates Last year WSNLA paid out a total of 52 500 to participating nurseries which works out to be an average of 1875 through the Utility Tree program WSNLA partners with public utilities on their tree and shrub removal programs throughout Western Washington Green Passport Last year the Green Passport a special coupon section in the Locator Guide generated over 80 000 in total sales for participating businesses which is an average of 3600 Plus the 2013 Guide will offer enhanced features online at GardenWashington com WSNLA Serves The Industry Linkage with a Professional Organization Linking your business with a professional organization is yet another way to promote your professionalism WSNLA connects members at events in print and online via the online member search tool Professional Networking Connecting with your colleagues is one of the highest valued benefits of membership Members continually note the information sharing between peers is invaluable The WSNLA Community provides a platform for you to do just that Preferred Partner Program WSNLA members can save money on a range of business services including legal health and business insurance office supplies printing costs financial recovery and more For a complete list click here Committee Involvement Leadership WSNLA encourages all members to participate at a level they feel comfortable There are several community and leadership opportunities available For a complete list click here Whether it is a program designed to put money in your pocket or connecting you with a necessary industry contact the mission of the WSNLA staff and volunteer leadership s is to serve you WSNLA Puts In Members Pockets Utility Tree Certificates Last year WSNLA paid out a total of 52 500 to participating nurseries which works out to be an average of 1875 through the Utility Tree program WSNLA

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  • Grow Your Exposure - Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    This campaign is featured on WSNLA s consumer website www GardenWashington com and at www Plant Something org Radio Online Advertising Through promotion of the industry WSNLA promotes the its members to the public To consumers our message is clear plants and trees improve quality of life WSNLA encourages consumers to work with industry professionals because they are knowledgable offer customized service and variety Co op advertising plans are available for members wishing to highlight their business on select media platforms for a discounted rate Locator Guide Green Passport Your retail and landscape business is promoted to over 16 000 ideal customers and clients making this Guide the most cost effective marketing around Members are listed in the publication for FREE Additional advertising opportunities are available Directory Buyer s Guide This tried true annual publication is a resource for wholesale nurseries growers and suppliers to promote their products services and plant materials to the industry The Buyer s Guide is also online at WSNLA ORG Additional advertising opportunities are available Chapter Meetings Regional meetings are held throughout the year and are designed for members to promote product and services and network with peers B B Magazine Our monthly magazine brings

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  • Education - Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    Disease Management Economic Impact Low Impact Development Charitable Fund Make a Donation Store Events Search Our Site Search Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Education More in this Section Professional Certification Northwest Green Industry Conference Publications WSNLA PROseries Share more Latest News 4 12 2016 Washington State Department of Agriculture releases annual pesticide report 4 12 2016 USDA Seeks Partner Proposals to Protect and Restore Critical

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  • Professional Certification - Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    Contacts Pest Disease Management Economic Impact Low Impact Development Charitable Fund Make a Donation Store Events Search Our Site Search Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Professional Certification More in this Section Education Share WSNLA offers two unique professional certifications that are designed to elevate professionals standards enhance individual knowledge and benchmark individuals and businesses as leaders in the nursery and landscape industry demonstrating a mastery in their field of expertise Certified Professional Horticulturist CPH Take the next step and become a CPH Individuals sitting for the CPH exam must demonstrate a professional level knowledge of plant identification and technical landscape application The exam is held in Spring and Fall of each calendar year ecoPRO Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional This advanced certification is offered to individuals previously certified through APLD WALP WSNLA or ISA or have a college degree As stewards of the environment the Sustainable Landscape certification is designed to provide individuals the tools to apply proven sustainable techniques to each unique site and situation encountered more Latest News 4 12 2016 Washington State Department of Agriculture releases annual pesticide report 4 12 2016 USDA Seeks Partner Proposals to Protect and Restore Critical Wetlands in

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  • Certified Professional Horticulturist - Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association
    Horticulturist Plant Nomenclature Certified Professional Horticulturist Plant List Purchase the Sustainable Gardening Book Step 2 Pass the Certified Professional Horticulturist Exam A written exam tests your skills and knowledge as a horticultural professional based on study materials and practical applications The test is administered twice yearly by the WSNLA Certification Board in March and October Upcoming Exam Details Step 3 Demonstrate work experience You must prove the equivalent of one year of work experience 2000 hours with a licensed nursery landscape contractor or WSNLA approved business or institution Step 4 Fill out the paper work After passing the exam file for certification and provide work experience statements from your employer Students are allowed two years to obtain necessary work experience and receive a Letter of Qualification until they qualify for full CPH certification Congratulations you are now a CPH Step 5 Maintain your Certified Professional Horticulturist certification As a CPH your continued education is required to maintain and update your credentials and skills There is an annual renewal fee due each year Every three years your certification is renewed upon completion of 15 Continuing Education Credits It s easy every hour spent equals one credit Fifteen hours in three years is all it takes WSNLA produces a variety of qualifying seminars each year Credit is also given for seminars from relevant professional organizations or accredited institutions and teaching horticulture You ll receive complete information about maintaining certification when you enter the program History of the Certified Professional Horticulturist Certification In 1978 WSNLA created a two pronged professional certification program that has known as the Washington Certified Nurseryman or Washington Certified Landscaper In 2005 WSNLA revamped and upgraded the certification program and renamed the designation as Certified Horticultural Professional With nearly 400 Certified Professional Horticulturists the CPH program is the largest

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