TAG: Awards of Excellence

Water World: Water in the walls

January 16, 2019By
Green wall, Manhattan (Photo: John Mini Distinctive Landscapes)

This green wall in Manhattan has an irrigation system that John Mini Distinctive Landscapes maintains. read more

Big Picture: Indoor living in the great outdoors

January 14, 2019By
Outdoor living area (Photo: Dry Branch Photography)

Location: Decatur, Ga. Company: Plants Creative Landscapes The homeowner wanted multiple outdoor themed rooms, connected with seamless sightlines. Bluestone, painted brick, concrete countertops and steel were used to unify the spaces. A bluestone patio connected to the home forms the main living area and features an outdoor kitchen, dining area and fireplace lounge. The recreation area off the patio offers... read more

Hardscape Solutions: Revealing a view

January 9, 2019By
Overlooking balcony (Photo: Custom Greenscaping)

Custom Greenscaping revealed a beautiful view of a river and country club at the back of this commercial property. read more

$100,000 raised to support Industry Growth Initiative, Awards of Excellence announced during Landscapes 2018

October 29, 2018By

Approximately $100,000 was raised to support the Industry Growth Initiative through an auction and additional fundraising at Landscapes 2018 in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 16-19, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). The auction was hosted by Marty Grunder of Grunder Landscaping Co. and Frank Mariani of Mariani Landscape. Landscapes and the GIE+EXPO trade show started a day earlier,... read more

Big Picture: Southern Revival

July 18, 2018By
Entryway and fountain (Photo by Dan DeGrush/Lifescape Colorado)

Location: Denver Company: Lifescape Colorado Maintaining the style of this 1920s home and finding materials to blend with its architecture was a must for this project. The client’s wish list included a dining patio with a fireplace and pergola; a full outdoor kitchen; a spa; removing the tree hedge along the back of the property, while still screening the parking area;... read more

NALP now accepting entries for 2018 Awards of Excellence

June 14, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is now accepting entries for its 2018 Awards of Excellence program. The early bird deadline is July 1, and the regular deadline is Aug. 6; entry fees are $399 and $499 per each submission, respectively. Available to NALP members only, the Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional maintenance, design/build or contracting projects every year,... read more