What is Landscaping?


Landscaping is more than just a lawn, a few plants and some mulch. Today, landscaping often entails the planning, layout and construction of gardens that enhance the appearance and create space for outdoor living and activities around the home.

It is the process of making changes to your area of land in one or more of the following ways:


Plants – The addition of native, edible, ornamental or other types of plants.

Terrain – Changing the land by grading, backfilling, mounding, trenching, terracing or in other ways.

Structures – Constructing walls, decks, hardscapes, fire pits, outdoor fireplaces, fences or other built features.

The options and possibilities are endless. Cable networks like HGTV, and social media outlets like Pinterest and Houzz have made for a homeowners dream to plan for what they want. Often the scope and logistics far exceed the homeowners skill set and then they look for help.

CCLA is here to help! The decision to hire a CCLA member is one of the smartest investments you’ll make toward enhancing your residential or commercial landscape. CCLA member firms take pride in their work and uphold the highest standards in horticulture, agriculture and landscape business and environmental practices. Members are licensed, certified, insured and continue to advance their knowledge as technology, research and practices develop. Visit our Member Directory now!


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Upcoming Events

  1. SiteOne Landscape Supply Chili Cookoff October 31, 2018

    October 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Certificate in Small Business Management

    November 5
  3. Irrigation Installation Training on November 5th

    November 5 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Irrigation Contractor Training and CIC Exam  on November 13th and 14th

    November 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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