Membership Benefits

VSLD Certification

  • Annual dues $90 & 10 CEUs
  • The VSLD keeps you informed of potential changes in Virginia law and continues to protect the ability to practice the profession of Landscape Design.
  • The VSLD Certified Landscape Designer designation after your name identifies you as a professional to your clients, the Virginia public, and other professionals.
  • The annual Summer Tour, Winter Meeting, and other VSLD sponsored events offer useful networking opportunities to share ideas and increase your knowledge of landscape design.
  • Promotion of your profession and your business is enhanced by adding the VSLD logo and seal in print and on your website.
  • Continual marketing through the VSLD website, brochures, consumer information booth, and statewide print advertising widen your client base.
  • Affiliation with the VSLD on Houzz.com and the opportunity to share your ideabook.
  • Frequent email notifications keep you up to date on current issues and events.
  • The VSLD publishes an informative quarterly email newsletter about our industry and our members.
  • Certification demonstrates your commitment to the profession of landscape design and enhances your professional image.
  • Educational tours and seminars are posted on the website calendar so you can stay current with advances in horticultural and market trends.

Associate Membership

  • Annual dues $60
  • The quarterly VSLD email newsletter offers current informative articles about our industry and our members where Associate members can advertise.
  • One free initial ad to promote your business in the VSLD newsletter.
  • Your listing in the annual Membership Directory in the Members section on the website increases networking opportunities with landscape designers and potential sales contacts.
  • You are invited to all VSLD events at member prices including our Summer Tour and Winter Meeting.
  • Email notifications keep you up to date on current issues and events

Student Membership

  • Annual dues $30 (There is a two year limit after graduation.)
  • Your listing in the annual Membership Directory in the Members section of the website increase networking opportunities and learning the trade from experienced designers.
  • Email notifications keep you up to date on current issues and events.
  • The quarterly VSLD email newsletter offers informative articles about our industry and our members.
  • Mentoring opportunities are available.
  • You are invited to all VSLD events at member prices including our Summer Tour and Winter Meeting.