May Meeting

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

LCA May Meeting at McHale Landscape Design, Inc.

Take a breather for this rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at McHale Landscape Design, Inc., where you’ll:

  • Learn how one design/build firm has organized their operations.
  • Learn the steps they took to grow into the company they are now, and how they continue to expand their business.
  • Take a facilities tour and speak with various department heads.

New Trends in High-End Residential Landscape Architecture
You’ll also get to hear from the highly respected Frank Mariani, Mariani Landscape, Inc. (owner of the largest privately owned residential landscape company in the U.S.) on New Trends in High-End Residential Landscape Architecture. Mariani Landscape is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois.

5:30 pm–6:00 pm    Networking, Food, and Fun
6:00 pm–6:45 pm    Presentation by Frank Mariani
6:45 pm–8:30 pm    Overview of McHale and Facilities Tour

*5:00 pm–5:45 pm    Young and Emerging Professionals Panel Discussion

McHale Landscape Design, Inc.
6212 Leapley Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Early-bird registration deadline is May 25. REGISTER TODAY!

Registration Fees
By Friday, May 25
LCA Members: $95
Nonmembers:  $135

After Friday, May 25
LCA Members: $145
Nonmembers:  $185

Thank You to Our Exhibitors


LCA Mini-Workshops are a great way to discuss your company’s products and services one on one with potential and current customers. Exhibit at a Mini-Workshop and receive these benefits:

  • One complimentary registration.
  • One 6' x 3' table with two chairs.
  • A listing in Groundwork magazine, LCA's bi-monthly publication.
  • A listing on the LCA website in conjunction with the Mini-Workshop, including a link to your website.
  • A listing in the LCA Gram, including a link to your website.

Exhibitor Fees
LCA Members: $250
Nonmembers: $400

For more information, click here or contact Barbara Bienkowski.

Continuing Education Units

LCA is approved for Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended. For more information on recertification, please visit the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Recertification Center.


Written cancellations received prior to May 25, 2018, are subject to a 15% cancellation charge. Substitutions will be accepted. No refunds will be given after May 25, 2018. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.