Mission Statement
Delaware Grounds Management Association "DGMA"

Dedicated to the proliferation of exceptional horticulture through the advancement of professionalism and knowledge, for the benefit of consumers and grounds care professionals in our community.

The Delaware Grounds Management Association is an all-encompassing group of grounds care professionals that represent every aspect of the landscaping industry. DGMA's mission is to grow quality and professionalism through a four-pronged approach.

We accomplish these goals annually through a lively calendar of events. Our events consist of winter meetings held in fun environments; which include networking, educational lectures, and excellent food and drink. Summer field days consisting of garden and facility tours, trips to see professional sports games, and more.

It is our goal, that through this association's matrix of agendas, and in a non-competitive atmosphere, that we develop an elite group of exceptional grounds cares professionals. Thus strengthening the quality of the horticulture business in our local communities.

2014 Sponsors

A special thank you to our 2014 financial sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Suburban Lawn and Equipment, Inc

Mt. Cuba Center Inc.

Down To Earth Inc.

Clark, Baffone & Matthews

Famous WSI Results

HEPCO Quarries, Inc.

Silver Sponsors

Foulk Lawn & Equipment, Inc.

Greenleaf Turf Solutions

Bronze Sponsors

Binkley Horticulture Service, Inc.

Bartlett Tree Experts

Wilmington Safety Supply

Education, networking, creating professional standards, and representation in government.
We provide our members with hands on education through garden tours, lectures from accredited professionals, and the sharing of information between members.
We promote the highest quality of work and safety standards as well as professional conduct when dealing with our projects, clients, and fellow grounds care professionals.
We provide strength in numbers and a united voice to advocate and promote governmental policy that supports us in our industry.
We believe that positive networking amongst our peers and our clients is critical to the quality and growth of our industry.