About PLANET Membership

Founded in 2005 through the merger of two long-standing industry associations, the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) and the Professional Lawn Care Association of America (PLCAA) the Professional Landcare Network, or PLANET has grown to be the foremost green industry association in the United States, serving 4,000 members. Our member companies represent more than 100,000 green industry professionals from all 50 states and internationally.

PLANET's membership is currently composed of the following membership categories:

  • Green Industry Service Providers - landscape management, installation/design/build, lawn care, irrigation & water management, and interior plantscaping
  • Suppliers/Consultants
  • Dealers
  • State Associations
  • Affiliates (architects, developers, grounds managers, etc.)
  • Student Chapters (educational institutions)
  • Students (FREE with student chapter membership)
Member Spotlight

Southern Botanical, INC.
Dallas, Texas

Principals (from left to right):
Jason Craven, president and CEO; James Cali, COO; Jason New, VP of Garden Management
Incorporated: 1998
Employees: 215 seasonal; 130 full time
Services: Full-service exterior and interior landscape management

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"I can truly tell you that PLANET membership is a top priority for our company. We are a young company and your support network and monthly information along with your safety program provide us with information that new and old companies need to be successful in this industry. We are proud to be a part of a group that helps not only the larger companies but also the smaller ones in our industry."
Chuck Miller, MirrorScapes, LLC


"Joining PLANET provides instant inroads to some of the most influential, groundbreaking companies in the green industry. The connections we’ve made through our membership in PLANET make it a no-brainer to renew our PLANET membership every year."
Mark Miller, VP Sales, PBI/Gordon Corp.