WNLA Winter Workshop

2017 Winter Workshop:  (in the planning process)  

Winter Workshop will return next February.  We'll keep you posted as plans are made.  Thank you for attending the 2016 event!   

2016 WNLA Golf Outing

Wednesday, August 24th at Rivermoor Golf Club.  Don't miss it!

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WNLA Field Day

 2016 Summer Field Day Exhibitors

Attendee Registration           Exhibitor Packet

The next WNLA Summer Field Day & Trade Show will be held Wednesday, August 10, 2016 hosted by Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners, Wisconsin.  Boerner Botanical Gardens is an internationally renowned horticultural showplace in the Milwaukee County Parks.  Educational presentations by UW-Extension staff will be held in the air-conditioned building, plus there will be tours of the gardens, a trade show, Day-of-Show specials, and the Scholarship, Education, & Research Fund Auction.  Attendees and exhibitors:  download your registration materials here!







Plant of the Year designation

Every year, the Wisconsin Nursery and Landscape Association brings forward top notch but underused plants in an effort to focus the public’s attention on plants that they feel should be used more often in the landscape.

WNLA - Wisconsin Nursery and Landscape Association

WNLA serves as a state-wide association of nursery and landscape businesses and professionals and is a member association of the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation.  WNLA hosts an annual Summer Field Day and Trade Show, a Winter Workshop, an annual scholarship and education golf outing, and is a Premier Sponsor of the Wisconsin Public Television's Garden Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.  WNLA and WGIF provide legislative, regulatory, and public relations advocacy on behalf of the state's nursery and landscape industry.  WNLA and/or WGIF hold memberships as state associations of AmericanHort and the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).  For more information, contact Brian Swingle at (414) 529-4705.

Brian Swingle, Executive Director 
12342 W. Layton Avenue
Greenfield, WI  53228
Phone:  (414) 529-4705
Fax:  (414) 529-4722
Email:  membership@toriiphillips.com


Wisconsin Nursery and Landscape Association


Ross Swartz, Paul Swartz Nursery & Garden Shop (262) 537-8083

Vice President

Brent Gustason, Johnson's Nursery (262) 252-4980

Secretary / Treasurer

Liesl Thomas, W. & E. Radtke (262) 253-1412

Past President

Tom Bergan, McKay Nursery Company (920) 478-2121


Ron Amos, Evergreen Nursery Company (800) 448-5691                           Jeff Edgar, Silver Creek Nurseries, Inc. (920) 684-1225
Andy Kurth, Weed Man-Madison (608) 824-0043
Seth Nicholson, The Bruce Company of Wisconsin (608) 836-7041
Jonathan Stickels, Mariani Plants   (866) 627-4264

WNLA Representatives to the WGIF Board

Brent Gustason, Johnson’s Nursery  (262) 252-4980 
Tom Bergan, McKay Nursery Company (920) 478-2121

 WNLA Madison


       David Moyer, Moyer's Landscape Services & Hometown Nurseries, Inc. (608) 873-9141

Vice President

      Becky Kielstrup, Avant Gardening & Landscaping  (608) 838-6485


      Don Dahlk, Capitol Lawn Sprinkler  (608) 845-5411


      Paul Rhyner, County Materials  (608) 845-8636

Executive Secretary

      Chrissy King (608) 333-2373


      Tony Callies, Madison Block & Stone (608) 249-5633

      Liza Lightfoot, Avant Gardening & Landscaping (608) 838-2054

      Patrick McKinley, Reinders, Inc. (608) 244-0200

WNLA Madison Representatives to the WGIF Board

     Tony Callies, Madison Block & Stone  (608) 249-5633

      Becky Kielstrup, Avant Gardening & Landscaping  (608) 838-6485

WNLA Southeast


      Timothy Palmen, Horizon Landscape Solutions  (262) 914-6344

Vice President

      Jonathan Stickels, Mariani Plants  (866) 627-4264


      Kevin Nolan, Cassity Tree Service, Inc.  (262) 886-5224


      Dennis Habenicht, High Prairie Landscape Supply  (262) 279-6500

WNLA Southeast Representatives to the WGIF Board

      Mark Jasperson, Jasperson Sod Farm  (262) 835-2826

      Ross Swartz, Paul Swartz Nursery and Garden Shop  (262) 537-8083







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