Membership

Why Join FNGLA?

Nearly 2,000 industry firms are FNGLA members

As an integral part of Florida's $15.2 billion environmental horticulture industry, you are invited to join FNGLA -- a vibrant network of professionals who strive to make Florida's nursery industry successful. Through FNGLA, growers, landscape professionals, brokers, retail garden centers, allied suppliers and other industry members are provided an avenue to work together to strengthen the future of the nursery and landscape industry.

Benefits

FNGLA's membership carries many benefits...

  • Protects your business interests in Florida's Legislature, regulatory agencies and Florida's Water Management Districts.

  • Exclusive member benefits and discounts

  • Stages local chapter networking opportunities to address local issues and concerns and provides sales forums for the industry to conduct its business at FNGLA's nationally-ranked trade shows - The Landscape Show and TPIE!

  • Distributes periodic alert bulletins keeping members fully informed of timely industry hot-topics and FNGLA business issues.

  • Publishes a monthly e-newsletter, Greenline, highlighting happenings and newsworthy industry events and trends.

  • Offers a wide variety of educational opportunities at shows and throughout the year targeting specific industry segments for members to gain knowledge and keep up with the latest industry trends. Continuing Education Units (CEU's) are offered at most of FNGLA's programs!

  • Promotes Florida Garden Select at a host of industry and consumer-related events including Disney's Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, Harry P. Leu Gardens and industry trade shows.

  • Links members to a free "hotline" for legal services including wage & hour, OSHA, I-9 issues and Workers' Compensation retaliation claims.

  • As an FNGLA member, you can take advantage of the PlantANT Plant and Product Locator for free or take advantage of special pricing on unlimited listings.

  • Administers certification programs (FCLC, FCLT, FCLD, FCHP, FCLMT) for nursery and landscape professionals.

  • Honors project excellence through FNGLA's Landscape Awards program and industry commitment through FNGLA's Industry Awards.

    FNGLA’s programs are directed to protect and promote our members’ bottom-line business interests. Through involvment with other ag entities and through various programs, FNGLA works to strengthen the industry and to unify our members to advance the industry!

Membership Categories

FNGLA Membership is company-based. An Active Member Firm comes with one (1) official contact. If you have additional people you'd like to add to an Active Member Firm membership, you can add them as an associate or affiliate member.

The FNGLA membership year is July 1 - June 30. If you are joining mid-year, your second year of membership will be pro-rated based on the month you joined. See below for an example.

Dues Structure

Categories Dues Benefits
Active Member Firm    
Company with less than $500,000 Annual Gross Sales $350
  • Full Benefits
  • Voting Privileges
Company with $500,001 to $2,000,000 Annual Gross Sales $500
Company with $2,000,001 and up Annual Gross Sales $750

Supportive    
Government employee, instructor or retired horticulturist $75
  • Full Benefits
  • No Voting Privileges

Student
Full-Time Student in horticulture or related studies AND NOT currently employed in the industry.
$50
  • Receives news alerts and Greenline e-newsletter
  • No Voting Privileges
     

Additional Memberships

   
Affiliate Firm
An additional firm owned by an active firm
$200
  • Full Benefits
  • Voting Privileges

Affiliate Member
Employee of an Active or Affiliate Firm
$150
  • Voting Privileges

Associate Member
Employee of an Active or Affiliate Firm
$75
  • No Voting Privileges

Membership Example

ABC Landscape earns $750,000 annually and joins on October 1, 2009.

ABC Landscape would pay $500 on October 1, 2009 and on July 1, 2010 would renew at $375 (pro-rated for July - Sept 2009). On July 1, 2011, ABC Landscape would resume at its $500 level.

How to Join

Fill out the online application or download and mail in the application to us.