FeaturedWelcome to WMNLA

WMNLA is a “green industry” non-profit organization whose members are West Michigan landscape designers and contractors, landscape management companies, wholesale nurseries and retail centers.

WMNLA Members are dedicated to:

  • Professionalism and integrity in all business practices.
  • Promoting the general welfare and prosperity of all association members.
  • Encouraging environmental responsibility and public trust.
  • Increasing awareness of this industry’s contribution to the quality of life.
  • Providing workmanship, service and materials of the highest quality at a fair price.

2015 WMNLA Golf Outing & Scholarship Fundraiser

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Grand Haven Golf Club
1700 Lincoln St, Grand Haven, Mi 49417

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sign-In at 10:00 a.m.
Shotgun Start at 11:00 a.m.  Dinner at 5:00 p.m.

This year’s Event Sponsors are Eco Green Supply of Wyoming and Forever Green Sod of Fremont. Sponsorships are also available for the first time for lunch and dinner, as well as hole sponsors.
There will be a lot of great golf, a good time, and all supporting a wonderful cause!

Open to all WMNLA members, employees, friends, customers, vendors, & family.  Bring the sales team!  Bring a new member!  You can sign up individually or as teams of 2, 3 or 4.  We’ll partner individuals to make foursomes.
$75 Per Person – Includes Hot Dog Lunch, Chicken and pulled pork dinner, 18 holes of golf, power cart, and an all-round great time.  Advance Registration Required by September 6th.
Dinner includes a cook-out after the tournament of chicken and pulled pork.  Spouses and non golfers welcome to “dinner only” for $25
Cash bar available.
To donate prizes for the raffle (golf shirts, golf outings, restaurants, etc) Contact Mike Teunis at (616) 366-2916 or mike.teunis@bfgsupply.co
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Advance Registration Required by September 6.

 

Proceeds benefit the WMNLA Scholarship Funds & Horticulture Education Fund. To download registration forms go to: 2015 WMNLA Golf registration form

WMNLA 2015 Scholarship Award Recipient

Rachel Grinwis (2)

Rachel M Grinwis was awarded the 2015 WMNLA Scholarship Award. Rachel is student at Michigan State University majoring in Horticulture with a track in Landscape Design and Construction Management. Rachel has a wide range of experience with a west Michigan tree nursery and was involved in all aspects of the business, from bidding and installing landscape jobs to harvesting and preparing plant material for Christmas season sales. Rachel has also been involved in a research projects for Muskegon Conservation District, including a project planting and monitoring trees used to clean heavy metals from the environment.
Rachel has finished spring semester at MSU with a 4.0 grade point average and currently has an internship at MSU with Bert Cregg involving tree research. We are pleased to award this scholarship to Rachel and wish her success at her studies at Michigan State University.

 

Successful March Garden Day 2015

Everyone was excited for Spring‘s arrival in West Michigan. With over 200 Michigan gardeners attending, WMNLA celebrated the coming of spring with the annual March Garden Day.

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Lee VerSchure, Paul Kiefer, Reini Moser, Pam Cater, Audrey Eaton, Allison Jesky, and Lisa Densison, members of the Garden Day committee, planned all year to produce this annual event at the Grand Haven Community Center.

We would like to acknowledge the help of many volunteers who were also enlisted to help with publicity, photos, the silent auction donations, moderators, and. . . of course, the set up and tear down crew. A big “Thank You” goes to this team – Mike Teunis, Gary Katerburg, Kay VerSchure, Lisa Denison, Matt Mellema, Laurel Nease, Nate Weaver, Brian Boyink and the team of Master Gardener Volunteers.

We would also like to thank Tony Hamilton of BFN Operations, Paul Kiefer of Specialty Gardens, Dirk Jonker of Jonkers Gardens ,Gary Katerberg of Evergreen Acres, Spring Meadow Nursery, Walter’s Gardens and Hortech for donating plants, expertise and growing space to make the beautiful indoor landscape and auction.