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We are diverse in many ways but united in common purpose.
Our members align around these fundamental principles:

  • We believe in using landscaping practices that are environmentally safe;
  • We understand that natural systems are the best guide for learning how to develop and maintain healthy landscapes;
  • We value landscaping methods that are based upon scientific studies and practical experience;
  • We are committed to educating ourselves and others about ecological landscaping methods; and
  • We strive to create a network of dedicated people who can be a powerful agent for change.

Find the membership level that is right for you. 

Student Membership

For full-time students who want to become an active part of ELA’s mission

Benefits include:

  • Discounted registrations
  • Free registration for webinars
  • Access to member’s only area on the ELA website (includes all archived webinars)


Community Membership

Benefits include:

  • Discounted registrations
  • Free registration for webinars
  • Access to member’s only area on the ELA website (includes all archived webinars)


Professional Membership

Enjoy Community benefits, plus:

  • Professional level gets 1 discounted ticket
  • Membership directory listing
  • Listing in Eco-Pro Directory


Company Membership

Enjoy Professional benefits, plus:

  • Up to 4 discounted registrations for all ELA events
  • Listing in ELA Speaker’s Bureau
  • Your company’s profile featured in one month in the ELA Newsletter
  • 10% discount off ELA website advertising
  • Inclusion in PR efforts and specialty outreach


Meet some of our ELA Members

Ann Mattingly, DE Center Horticulture

The Delaware Center for Horticulture inspires individuals and communities through the power of plants.

John Hemmerle, Our Land Organics, LLC

Giving clients the confidence and direction to develop their property into a beautiful, low maintenance yard that can provide nutrient dense food, wildlife habitat and a deep connection to nature.

Anthony Will, Read Custom Soils

Read Custom Soils manufactures precision blended "engineered soils" for a variety of LID applications. They are New England’s leading provider of lightweight planting soil for green roof installations, the exclusive New England supplier of stabilized stonedust, the licensed supplier of CU Structural Soil®, provider of bioretention & rain garden soils and New England’s most experienced soil blender.

Ann Kearsley, Ann Kearsley Design

Landscape Architecture & Urban Design

Gloria Putnam, North Carolina Sea Grant

North Carolina Sea Grant provides research, education and outreach opportunities relating to current issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities.

Ellen Snyder, Ibis Wildlife Consulting

Assisting public and private landowners and communities with wildlife habitat and land stewardship

Kim and James Brown, New Moon Nursery

Providing wholesale eastern native perennial plant material for landscape professionals, container production, storm water management, and restoration.

Linsay Cochran, Back to the Garden

Growing-Gathering-Giving: beauty, healing, and peace through plants!

Richard Cundiff, Cundiff's Tree Care

Full service tree care and landscaping - 100% organic - safe for your family and the environment!

Angela Fleegle, Roofmeadow

Roofmeadow’s comprehensive landscape architectural services integrate on-ground and on-structure site designs, celebrating rainwater as a valuable resource and central design element; and our specialty civil engineering services support integrated architectural design, advancing holistic water reuse, innovative green stormwater infrastructure, slope and structure stabilization, and the novel use of materials.

Stephanie Desmeules, Architecte Paysagiste - Connecter les gens à la nature

Landscape Architect- Connecting people to nature - Landscape Architecture - strategies that emphasize the importance and value of sustainable and green solutions, into therapeutic and learning gardens.

Marian Purviance, What Cheer Flower Farm

We don't sell flowers: We give them away for free

Lori Silvia, St. George's School

Gardener/Designer at St. George's School

Aaron Champagne, City of Spokane Parks

Nestled along the serene Spokane River and in all directions from its urban skyline lie more than 4,100 acres of protected green space.