Sam Weger of Calloway's Nursery Named TNLA Chairman



FORT WORTH, Texas – Jan. 12, 2011 – In December 2010, the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA) elected Sam Weger, who is director of recruiting and training for Calloway’s Nursery, as the Chairman for the 2012-2013 year.

Weger has served on the TNLA Board of Directors since 2001 and has been Chairman of Region V on two separate occasions. He has also participated on numerous committees and is certified at the highest TNLA level Texas Master Certified Nursery Professional (TMCNP). Weger has worked at Calloway’s Nursery for nearly 25 years where he oversees training and professional development of all Calloway’s personnel. Under his tutelage, Calloway’s currently has 38 Texas Certified Nursery Professionals and 46 Texas Master Certified Nursery Professionals.

“It’s an honor to be selected by my peers to lead the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association and to further the professionalism in our industry,” Sam Weger, Director of Recruiting and Training said. For more information on the TNLA, visit For more information on Calloway’s Nursery, visit or

Calloway’s and Cornelius Nursery is a 19-store garden center chain serving the Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston markets. The company strives to make gardening fun, easy and successful for customers by offering expert advice from Texas Certified Nursery Professionals; store environments that are educational and easy to shop; weekly gardening clinics that serve both novice and expert gardeners; displays and instructions to aid gardeners with design and color development in their yards; and a product selection of the best plant varieties available. For more information, visit