About MGIA

What is the Michigan Green Industry Association?
The Michigan Green Industry Association (MGIA) is a statewide professional trade association serving the green industry for over 50 years. MGIA promotes education and certification to its members and has set high standards of professionalism and business integrity for Michigan’s green industry contractors. MGIA provides more than 800 members with the latest information on new methods, treatments and technologies that help the landscape thrive. Our members range in size and include franchise operations. 

Our Mission
The Michigan Green Industry Association is committed to improving the professional excellence of its members through continued education, public awareness and partnerships with allied trade and community interests.

Core Values:
Excellence -- Quality and Value
Resource -- Education and Certification
Service -- Member Needs
Collaboration -- Strategic Alliances
Professionalism -- Integrity and Respectability

The Services of Our Members include:
•   Landscape Design and Construction
•   Lawn and Landscape Maintenance
•   Irrigation
•   Tree Care
•   Fertilizing
•   Pest Control
•   Snow Removal
•   Suppliers to the Green Industry

Code of Ethics
Every member of the Michigan Green Industry Association, regardless of the special nature of skill and experience, must acknowledge and abide by the firm Code of Ethics. This rule has been established to serve a dual purpose: to assure the homeowner of professional workmanship and to protect the principles of the Association. Because of the wide range of services provided by members of the Association, the Board of Directors has determined that every member must conduct his business under these regulations:

Workmanship: Workmanship must be of the highest standards and must be under expert supervision at all times.
Quality: Quality of all plant materials, fertilizers, and all other recommended products must be reputable.
Responsibility: The individual contractor is expected to fulfill the contract to the satisfaction of the client.
Ethics: Every member of the Association is expected to operate their business on the basis of integrity – to perform their responsibilities to the best of their ability and to provide the maximum value for services rendered.