TAG: California Landscape Contractors Association

Backstory: Edward L. Wallace

April 12, 2018By
Edward L. Wallace and Richard Cohen. Photo: Edward L. Wallace

Edward L. Wallace Owner Midwest Landscaping Long Beach, Calif. Education Grove City High School Grove City, Ohio Class of 1973 Olympic Community College Bremerton, Wash. Business Administration 1973-1975 “I ran track and played football there. My main event was the 440 intermediate hurdles.” Fort Steilacoom Community College Tacoma, Wash. Graphic Arts Class of 1977 Work Experience 1978-1980 Offset press operator... read more

Licensed to landscape

September 13, 2015By
XYZ Landscaping Company

Should states require landscape contractor licensing? We look 
at the pros and cons. In a perfect world, Greg Winchel would be all for licensure in the green industry. The owner of Winchel Irrigation based in Grandville, Mich., sees the benefits: increased professionalism, consumer protection, the ability to raise prices and more. But the world isn’t perfect, so he’s torn. “Personally,... read more

CLCA awards Orange County landscapers

September 2, 2015By

The Orange County chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) held its 2015 Beautification Awards Aug. 8. The awards honored local landscape contractors for excellence in landscape installation and maintenance. Fifty-seven awards were given to California companies demonstrating the best quality, construction, originality and attention to detail on projects completed within the last year, according to CLCA. The 89... read more

CLCA lends a hand to Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter

April 13, 2015By

Members of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) voluntarily spruced up the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter in Live Oak, Calif., according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel. About 10 landscaping companies split up the project to upgrade the irrigation system, install rocks and drainage systems and native plants near the parking lot. For more on this story, visit SantaCruzSentinel.com. read more

LEAF Scholarship applications due by April 15

April 9, 2015By

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) is accepting applications for the 2015 Landscape Educational Advancement Foundation (LEAF) Scholarship awards online through April 15. Since 1972, the CLCA has offered scholarships to college and university students majoring in landscape-related programs. In 1988, LEAF was formed to carry on the tradition of awarding financial aid to deserving students. Any student attending an... read more

CLCA bestows 55 Trophy Awards

January 20, 2015By

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) presented 55 Trophy Awards to landscape contractors this year. “The CLCA is thrilled to recognize outstanding California landscapers and their projects,” said Sandra Giarde, CLCA executive director. “Our association’s core goal is to support our members as they create beautiful, enduring landscapes that improve the quality of life. Winning a Trophy Award not only... read more