It's Scholarship Season!

All three scholarship applications are now available on our website.  

Deadline for scholarship submission is April 25th.  

The Cape Cod Landscape Association is a non-profit trade association serving the needs of individuals and businesses working in and involved with the Green Industry on Cape Cod and in Southeastern Massachusetts.

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Weston Nurseries Acquires

Capeway Wholesale Nursery

Weston Nurseries has announced today that it has acquired Capeway Wholesale Nursery in Middleborough, MA. The sale closed on February 10, 2021. 

“We are very excited about the acquisition of Capeway Wholesale Nursery.  We believe the addition of this site in Middleborough will benefit the landscape community in eastern Massachusetts with the ability to provide a greater depth and variety of plants and related landscape materials.  We look forward to working with Joe and John to get to know many of the customers that they have served so well over the years,” said Peter Mezitt, President of Weston Nurseries. “Our main focus is to work with them to make this transition a favorable one that will further meet the needs of the current customers and other landscape professionals in the area.”     

“This is going to be different but its also going to be good for our customers, said Joe Akstin, owner of Capeway Wholesale Nursery, “Weston is going to bring in so many new ideas and will improve on the already solid foundation we have built here over the years. There is no one we would rather sell our family business to than Peter Mezitt of Weston Nurseries. He runs a well-respected family-owned and operated business and that’s what we wanted for Capeway’s Legacy."


NEW MEMBERS

   

Please welcome Damon Stobie of Field and Stone, located on Martha's Vineyard! former owner of Maffei Landscape, now the owner of The Maffei Companies as he rejoins CCLA!


Please welcome back Bob Maffei, former owner of Maffei Landscape, now the owner of The Maffei Companies as he rejoins CCLA!

Please welcome back Bob Maffei, former owner of Maffei Landscape, now the owner of The Maffei Companies as he rejoins CCLA!

CCLA HAS 3 TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS!

  1. If you are a Cape Cod Tech school student who will be going to work following graduation we have an award for you.  Click here to download an application for a toolship award.  Three $500 gift cards available for each tech school to help a student prepare for employment in the Green Industry.
  2. If you are a Cape Cod student planning to further your education in the Green Industry we have an award for you.   Click here to download an application  for the Mike Stacy Memorial Scholarship.
  3. If you are the son or daughter of a CCLA member you are eligible for a toolship award.   Click here to download the form.
Application Deadline is April 25th


Become a Member

Becoming a member of CCLA provides you and your Green Industry business a level of professionalism and credibility with your customers and industry partners.  It also provides you with one-stop shop access to industry related resources, certifications, local, state and national legislative issues, and more.

Join us

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?

 

Would you like to be more involved with CCLA? 

It's that time of year when we ask our members to consider joining our board.  We have monthly board meetings where we discuss a variety of issues.  Share your voice and your thoughts with us! 

If interested, please contact Diane at ccla1999@comcast.net or any board member to discuss!

CCLA NEWS

RECORDINGS

Didn't have a chance to attend the March 11 meeting given by Leanne Bishop, PT of Bishop Therapy Services LLC on Covid and the Green Industry?  Check out the recording -

Topic: Covid and the Green Industry

Start Time : Mar 11, 2021 05:07 PM

Meeting Recording:

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/H4CUBJLQimABzjGuFhjGcq0woY2zMZCueQ4polG-ZAwlmSyZhAwQO9BemX_IfTKJ.84qp_3OokdSQv6kZ

Access Passcode: &nj0HU1A

          

CLASS RECORDINGS AVAILABLE

As promised, we have posted the videos of the classes on our website which are available to all registered attendees.   

Here is a link to a short video which will help you access the classes 

https://youtu.be/P14A2KGS5oA

CCLA would like to take a moment to thank everyone who helped to make our first virtual event, LandsCape Cod, a success.

This year Proven Winners co-sponsored the event with CCLA and we received such great feedback from the PW speakers!

Event sponsors were Cavicchio Greenhouses, SiteOne and Stonewood Products.  Speaker sponsors were Advanced Embroidery, Blue Claw Associates, Briggs Landscape Construction, CMS, Fairway Lawn and Tree Service, Graham Construction, Hyannis Country Garden, IrriTech,
EJ Jaxtimer, The Joyce Companies, Northeast Nursery, Read Custom Soils, Secure Network and Shelter Tree.  
Exhibitors in our first ever virtual trade show included Cape Cod 5, Cavicchio Greenhouses, Helena, Schmidt Equipment, SiteOne, Stonewood Products, Target Specialty Products and Weston Nurseries.  We had a total of 17 speakers over five days.  A special thank you to Gordon Johnson of Briggs Landscape who provided technical support behind the scenes!  Thank you to Coastal Equipment who donated door prizes, including a chain saw

A big thank you to the CCLA and the LandsCape Cod Committee who were the driving force behind this event.  Of course, a huge thank you to you, our attendees, for participating in the class and providing such positive feedback.

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