TAG: NALP Awards of Excellence

The Big One: Creating community

October 21, 2019By
Maintenance project (Photo: David Brown)

Location: Stafford, Va. Company: Heritage Landscape Services Spending time outside with family and friends is better in a well-maintained landscape. Creating the perfect place to unwind is the goal of Heritage Landscape Services (HLS) for all of its clients, including Embrey Mill, a “community-driven neighborhood” where the firm maintains more than 285 acres of open space. With nearly 4,000 shrubs... read more

The Big One: Maintaining Chicago’s Navy Pier

October 14, 2019By
Photo: Moore Landscapes; NALP

Moore Landscapes has been maintaining the landscaping and property at Navy Pier in Chicago for a little more than 10 years. read more

Companies in the News: Updates from Case, Stay Green and Arborjet

October 8, 2019By

Case Construction Equipment dealer Century Equipment donated use of a Case TV380 compact track loader and CX26C mini excavator to Team Rubicon for debris clearing in La Plata County, Colo. The Team Rubicon effort, which saw the Case equipment move debris including large rocks, earth and parts of 66 trees, was in response to heavy flooding and landslides in 2018... read more

Big Picture: Serene seclusion

November 2, 2018By
Pendennis Mount Residence arched water features (Photo: Michael Prokopchak)

Location: Annapolis, Md. Company: Walnut Hill Landscape Co. The clients asked for a private space that would lend itself well to outdoor entertaining and also feature a dining area, spa, swimming pool, cabana and an outdoor kitchen. They also requested plants that would offer optimal spring and fall interest. The site presented a challenge due to the relatively small space—roughly... read more

Big Picture: Family retreat

October 16, 2018By
Natural stone fire pit; Photo: Hilary Schwab

Location: Bethesda, Md. Company: Fine Earth Landscape The clients requested a backyard that their active family and friends could enjoy, with a pool located near the sun room, at least 90 feet of turf and colorful gardens in the front and back of the house. While constructing the pool, the Fine Earth team found that the client’s property and several... read more

Big Picture: Center of attention

August 23, 2018By
Brickell City Centre pool (Photo: ArquitectonicaGEO)

Location: Miami Company: Greensleeves Brickell City Centre transformed a nine-acre tract into an entertainment and shopping district in the heart of Brickell, the main financial district of Miami. The developer sought to incorporate the concept of biophilia in the design, with natural ventilation and native landscaping. The Gold-LEED-certified $1.5-billion, 5-million-square-foot project opened in phases over four years. The 40-story East... read more