About us
MNLA is a nonprofit organization, whose objective is to advance in the broadest sense the interest of the nurserymen of Mississippi; to aid and contribute to the education of its members and the general public; to provide better methods of growing and distribution of horticultural products; to provide a central headquarters to promote better personal relationships of its members; and to inform the members of legislative activity, state and national, which would affect the industry.

Benefits of Membership:

Mississippi Garden and Patio Shows

  • Thousands of excited gardeners ready to buy
  • Multiple locations throughout Mississippi
  • Potential to boost sales income
  • Advertise your business

Mid-South Green Industry Conference

  • Opportunity for education and new product information
  • Tour Trial Garden
  • Latest Trends in marketing, advertising and business management

Gulf States Horticultural Expo

  • Training and educational opportunities for you and your employees
  • Networking with suppliers
  • Expand business customer base
  • Premier purchasing opportunities

Certified Nursery Professional Training and Exam

  • Sets you and your employees apart as experts

Mississippi Medallion Program

  • Get information on Medallion winners months in advance
  • Receive Point of Purchase Cards for Medallion Winners

Membership Marketing Benefits:

Discounted exhibitor fees

  • Garden and Patio Shows
  • Gulf States Horticultural Expo.

Reduced Rates for Members

  • Certified Nursery Professional
  • Quarterly Newsletter Advertising
  • Web Banner Advertising

Mississippi Community Green Connection Grant

  • Cities competing for MNLA funded grant to spend with an Active Member

MNLA News Messenger

  • Quarterly Newsletter Available to MNLA Members Only

Partner with Surrounding State Associations, Mississippi State University, and the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce

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