Educational opportunities to members through cutting edge speakers and programs.
Industry representation through the Association’s membership in AmericanHort.
Increased business opportunities through industry networking.
Representation at Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, which WVNLA co-sponsors.
Research association through West Virginia University, Virginia Tech and HRI.
Recognition of community commitment through member projects such as the West Virginia Botanic Garden in Morgantown, WV.
Discounts on the Association’s Winter Symposium fees for members.
Free pesticide applicator’s training program for recertification credits.
Certified Professional Horticulturist exam opportunity.
Quarterly newsletter containing member updates and industry news and trends.
Inclusion in annual directory of members and their services, which is distributed to potential customers and other WVNLA members, and a website listing.
Involvement in scholarships for West Virginia natives who are horticulture and landscape architecture majors at institutes of higher learning.
WVNLA members work together on outstanding community volunteer projects aimed at making the quality of life in our West Virginia communities the best it can be.
We are proud of the many good things that “flower” as a result of our Volunteers in Bloom program, and we look forward to many future projects.
The West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association provides scholarship funding for outstanding West Virginia students studying horticulture, landscape architecture, and nursery and greenhouse management.
Candidates must be in-state residents who have completed half the required courses in ornamental horticulture or landscape architecture and who maintain at least a 2.5 G.P.A. Students who meet these requirements and apply before December 1 will be considered for the Marcus W. Rennix Memorial Scholarship.
Please see the Scholarship Application for more information.
We proudly support West Virginia college and university students studying horticulture and landscape architecture with scholarship opportunities. The application form is supplied here in pdf form:
Our organization is pleased to consider funding projects that benefit residents of West Virginia. Each funding request will be reviewed by our board. Please note that requests must meet the criteria outlined on the Funding Request Form::