Nursery Growers of Lake County Ohio

Established 1927

The Lake County horticulture industry has a long history.

Our history dates back to the late 1800s with the Storrs and Harrison Nursery. Today over 100 licensed nurseries in Lake County are producing a wide variety of high-quality container and field grown nursery stock on over 5,000 acres.

Become a member today!

  • Be affiliated with the county organization whose members represent the highest type of commercial ethics and workmanship in the field
  • Build customer confidence and trust
  • Attend educational and profitable trade meetings
  • Get to know others in your trade and foster a greater use of nursery products
  • Be a part of organized actions that advance your own and your industry’s legitimate interest
  • Present a strong voice in state, local, and national legislative matters

Our Events

Golf Outing

Our annual golf outing is held every summer, with the proceeds benefiting many educational programs in Lake County.

Christmas Open House

Help NGLCO make the holidays brighter for local organizations!

Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting includes award presentations and a clambake.

Field Day

The NGLCO brings together industry leaders and partners to reimagine the future and the needs of the green community.

Our Leadership

The officers of the NGLCO are consulted and their opinion carries weight on matters related to the orderly regulation and enforcement of necessary trade laws.

Knock Out Roses at Ridge Manor Nursery
Photo Credit: Taylor Kindell, Petitti Garden Center

NGLCO by the numbers


full & part-time workers


active members


acres of nursery stock

$90 MM

in annual sales

Latest News

Newsletter – October 2023

2023 Annual Meeting & Clambake

Our 2023 Annual Meeting, Awards and Clambake event is coming up on Tuesday, October 10th starting at 5:00 pm. Visit the event page for details and to purchase your dinner selections. Rockway Catering is back by popular demand! Please RSVP by Thursday, October 5th.