Continuing Education Units (CEUs) ensure the professional development of our members. APLDWA members can gain CEUs by attending educational events organized by our chapter, other APLD chapters or APLD National, or through selected events organized by other professional organizations in the green industry. Record your CEUs via the member pages on www.apld.org.

2023 events click here.

Designer's Blog

Click here to view our blog.

POD Peer Organized Discussion (POD)

This small group setting, composed of members with various levels of experience and a mentor, is a forum for discussing issues related to landscape design and our individual practices. Click here to learn more.

APLDWA Chapter Google Group

A great benefit of membership is participation in APLDWA’s Google group. There is a lively exchange of questions and answers, tapping into the wide experience of members. If you have ever wondered how other designers do something, this is your forum to ask.

Organizational Documents

To request copies of board meeting minutes, the budget or members directory please contact us at contactus@apldwa.org.


Notes from November 2016 APLDWA training

Get the plant list from the April 18th "The Good, the Better, and the Ugly" workshop here.


Association of Professional Landscape Designers
Cornell University, Dept of Animal Science – Poisonous plants to animals
Elizabeth C. Miller Library
Great Plant Picks

Professional Growth

APLD National conference
APLD Oregon events
Vectorworks users group – Bellingham

Education & Degrees

Lake Washington Institute of Technology - Environmental Horticulture
South Seattle Community College – Landscape Horticulture
Spokane Community College – Horticulture
University of Washington – Landscape Architecture
Washington State University – Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
Edmonds Community College – Horticulture, Landscape Design Specialization, Ornamental Horticulture or Sustainable Landscape Management

APLD Information, Documents and Logos

A wealth of information and resources:
National APLD resources