Certified Landscape Designer
$25 application Fee (non-refundable)
$75.00/year and 10 CEUs
Applicants must submit a comprehensive landscape plan, specifications, and written presentation about the design intent. This must be prepared in it entirety by the applicant alone. The plan may be for a residence, business or commercial establishment, industrial, or governmental project, or other suitable project which demonstrates the applicant's professional capabilities.
Required Criteria for Submittal
Application for Certification
Recertification for Membership
Membership is available to those interested parties who wish to support the VSLD and who are engaged in related professions, but who are not actively involved in landscape design, i.e. landscape lighting, irrigation, installation, landscape supplies, and nursery affiliations. This is a non-voting membership. A recommendation from a current certified VSLD member is required.
Application for Associate Membership
This category of membership is available to any student of Landscape Design/ Horticulture at an accredited college or university. The student can be part-time. A student member may keep this status for two years after graduation to allow time to gain the experience and work references necessary for the certification process. This is a nonvoting membership. A professional endorsement from a professor/instructor under whom you are studying is required.
Application for Student Membership