ALCA consists of over 440 professional landscape industry companies representing over 15,000 employees. Our mission is to provide the education and government representation resulting in the enhanced professionalism of members and the public’s perception of the Landscape Contractors and the Green Industry.
Have you ever gone to Starbucks and requested a coffee? It can be difficult to order something so simple when there are so many options: black, with milk, with cream or sugar. You can even order the really fancy stuff: Iced Half Caff Venti Ristretto Cinnamon Dolce Soy Skinny Latte, Four Pumps. This can be similar to buying plants at your local nursery. If you don't know the correct scientific or Latin name, you might be disappointed a few years down the road when your maturing shrub is actually a very large tree.