Randy Berg, Berg’s Nursery, Landscapers/Garden Center of Austin, was recently named to the board of directors of the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA).

Berg has been a member of the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association since his graduation, and earned the prestigious designation of “MNLA Certified Professional” in 1981. He has been a member of the MNLA Garden Center Committee since 1999, and vice chair of this committee since 2006.

Berg attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth and Duluth Area Technical College. In 1979, he graduated with a degree in horticulture and landscape design. Also in 1979, he returned Austin, his beloved hometown, where he started Berg’s Nursery & Landscape, a garden center and landscape design/build business.

Berg and his wife, Debbie, have been married for 32 years and have two children.

The Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association is the state’s largest green industry trade association with more than 1,500 member businesses including nurseries; greenhouses; garden centers; landscape contractors and designers; irrigation professionals; and lawn, tree, and garden services.