The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) announced the recipients of PLANET’s 39th Annual Environmental Improvement Awards. Of the 143 projects entered in this year’s awards program, 105 were recognized with an award. The awards breakdown includes four Decade Awards, 48 Grand Awards, 32 Merit Awards, and 21 Distinction Awards.


The awards program, which is open to only PLANET members, reflects the association’s commitment to creating and preserving the beauty of the landscape and is designed to reward independent landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscaping professionals who execute superior projects.


Special thanks to the judges Bruce Moore Jr., Eastern Land Management, Inc., Will Spiegelberg, CLP, of Spiegelberg Landscape Design, Inc., and Brad Tabke, CLP, of Quercus Landscapes, Inc., as well as Awards Committee Chair Bruce Allentuck, Allentuck Landscaping Company and Awards Committee Co-chair Bill Horn, CLP, CLT, American Civil Constructors, Inc.


Through a special multimedia show, award recipients will be honored at the PLANET Green Industry Conference Awards Banquet on October 25, 2008, in Louisville, Kentucky.


Decade, Grand, Merit, and Distinction Award recipients are listed below.


 


DECADE AWARD RECIPIENTS

John Mini Distinctive Landscapes
Congers, NY
Project: Hyatt Regency Greenwich
Interior Maintenance Decade Award

BRICKMAN
Bound Brook, NJ
Project: Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical
Exterior Landscape Management Decade Award
Supplier Recognition: Kube Pak Greenhouse; OLM, Inc.

KCS Landscape Management, Inc.
Falls Church, VA
Project: Dulles Corner
Exterior Landscape Management Decade Award

TruGreen LandCare
Middlesex, NJ
Project: Bristol Myers Squibb – Lawrenceville
Exterior Landscape Management Decade Award

GRAND AWARD RECIPIENTS

AAA Landscape
Tucson, AZ
Project: U of A Underwood Bros. Sonoran Lab
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

Austin Outdoor, LLC
Bunnell, FL
Project: The Club at Hammock Beach
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Austin Outdoor, LLC
Bunnell, FL
Project: The Tesoro Club – Main Entrance & Via Tesoro Boulevard
Commercial Landscape Management – Multi-use Properties

Austin Outdoor, LLC
Bunnell, FL
Project: The Tesoro Clubhouse
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $500,000 to $1,000,000

BRICKMAN
Columbia, MD
Project: Franklin Tower
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $25,000 to $100,000

BRICKMAN
Zionsville, IN
Project: 9100 Keystone at the Crossing
Commercial Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000
Supplier Recognition: J & S Concrete; McCoy Tree Service

BRICKMAN
South Plainfield, NJ
Project: Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Chapel Valley Landscape Co.
Woodbine, MD
Project: Stony Point Fashion Park
Commercial Landscape Management – Retail

Clearwater Summit Group
Spokane, WA
Project: Saranac Hotel Renovation
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000
Supplier Recognition: Plants of the Wild; Wittkopf Landscape Supplies

Dennis’ Seven Dees Landscaping & Garden Centers
Portland, OR
Project: Tokarski Residence
Residential Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000
Supplier Recognition: In Vision Landscape Construction, LLC

Designs By Sundown
Englewood, CO
Project: Sognare Private Estate
Residential Landscape Contracting – $500,000 to $1,000,000

Designs By Sundown
Englewood, CO
Project: White Deer Valley Estate
Residential Design/Build – $500,000 to $1,000,000

Dias Landscapes Corp.
Boynton Beach, FL
Project: River Hammock House
Residential Landscape Contracting – $500,000 to $1,000,000

Dias Landscapes Corp.
Boynton Beach, FL
Project: Society of Four Arts Garden
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $500,000 to $1,000,000

Duke’s Landscape Management, Inc.
Hackettstown, NJ
Project: Corporate Campus in New Jersey
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Ed Castro Landscape, Inc.
Roswell, GA
Project: Glenwood Park
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

Gachina Landscape Management
Menlo Park, CA
Project: Nueva School, The Hillside Learning Complex
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

GCS
Woodbridge, CA
Project: Acampo Estate
Residential Design/Build – above $1,000,000

Greensleeves, Inc.
Miami, FL
Project: Four Seasons Hotel & Tower-Miami
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $25,000 to $100,000
Supplier Recognition: Frye Farms, Inc.; Native Tree Nursery

Hoffman Landscapes, Inc.
Wilton, CT
Project: Bresnan Residence
Residential Landscape Management

Hoffman Landscapes, Inc.
Wilton, CT
Project: Wiehl Property
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

ISS Grounds Control, Phoenix Branch
Phoenix, AZ
Project: Optima at Camelview Village
Commercial Design/Build – above $1,000,000

James Martin Associates, Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL
Project: Winnetka Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

John Mini Distinctive Landscapes
Congers, NY
Project: The Water Club by Borgata
Interior Installation – Above $150,000

John Mini Distinctive Landscapes
Congers, NY
Project: Bronx Zoo World of Birds
Interior Design/Build – $25,000 to $75,000

Lambert Landscape Co.
Dallas, TX
Project: A French Neo-Classical Garden
Residential Landscape Management

Lambert Landscape Co.
Dallas, TX
Project: Ashley Priddy Memorial Fountain
Commercial Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

Lambert Landscape Co.
Dallas, TX
Project: Giardino Verde
Residential Design/Build – above $1,000,000

Landscape Concepts Management, Inc.
Grayslake, IL
Project: Lake County Forest Preserve, Independence Grove
Commercial Landscape Management – Institutional

Moore Landscapes, Inc.
Northbrook, IL
Project: Chicago Park District, Logan Monument Bed, Spring Display
Exterior Special Events
Supplier Recognition: Schaefers Greenhouse

Precision Landscape Management, L.P.
Dallas, TX
Project: The Crescent
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Premier Plantscapes, Inc.
Burtonsville, MD
Project: Washington Dulles Airport Hilton
Interior Maintenance

R.P. Marzilli & Co., Inc.
Medway, MA
Project: Turkey Hill Farm
Residential Landscape Contracting – above $1,000,000

Ruppert Nurseries, Inc.
Laytonsville, MD
Project: The Baltimore Inner Harbor
Commercial Landscape Management ¬– Multi-use Properties

Ruppert Nurseries, Inc.
Laytonsville, MD
Project: The Franciscan Monastery
Commercial Landscape Management – Institutional
Supplier Recognition: Greenstreet Growers; Arborcare

Ruppert Nurseries, Inc.
Laytonsville, MD
Project: World of Coca-Cola
Commercial Landscape Contracting – above $1,000,000
Supplier Recognition: LaFarge Ready Mix Concrete; Bold Spring Nursery

Scapes by ValleyCrest
Marietta, GA
Project: Grote Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

Scapes by ValleyCrest
Marietta, GA
Project: Block Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

Scapes by ValleyCrest
Marietta, GA
Project: The Surface Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

The Fockele Garden Co.
Gainesville, GA
Project: Woodland Waterfall
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

Town and Gardens, Ltd.
New York, NY
Project: Archstone Clinton Roof Terrace
Commercial Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000
Supplier Recognition: FJC Woodworking, Inc.

Town and Gardens, Ltd.
New York, NY
Project: DVF Studio Headquarters
Residential Design/Build – $25,000 to $100,000
Supplier Recognition: Liquid Plastics, Inc.

ValleyCrest Landscape Development
Calabasas, CA
Project: Garden of Flowing Fragrance
Commercial Landscape Contracting – above $1,000,000
Supplier Recognition: STO Design Group; Valley Crest Tree Co.

ValleyCrest Landscape Development
Calabasas, CA
Project: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Commercial Design/Build – above $1,000,000
Supplier Recognition: Rancho Soledad Nursery; Valley Crest Tree Co.

ValleyCrest Landscape Development
Calabasas, CA
Project: The Springs Preserve
Erosion Control/Ecological Restoration

ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance
Calabasas, CA
Project: Chapman University
Commercial Landscape Management – Institutional

ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance
Calabasas, CA
Project: The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Wray Brothers Landscapes
Bethesda, MD
Project: Somerset Residence
Residential Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

MERIT AWARD RECIPIENTS

A.S.T. Landscape Services, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
Project: Trinity Valley School
Commercial Landscape Management – Institutional

AAA Landscape
Phoenix, AZ
Project: Cortina Homeowners Association
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

AAA Landscape
Phoenix, AZ
Project: Estrella by Newland Communities
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

AAA Landscape
Tucson, AZ
Project: Sierra Morado
Commercial Landscape Contracting – above $1,000,000

ABC Pest & Lawn
Austin, TX
Project: Wilkins Residence
Residential Landscape Management

Bever & Sons Landscaping
Forest Lake, MN
Project: North Shore Oahu Estate
Residential Design/Build – $500,000 to $1,000,000
Supplier Recognition: Borgert Products, Inc.; Aluvion, Inc.

BRICKMAN
Columbia, MD
Project: King Farm
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

BRICKMAN
Columbia, MD
Project: State Farm Insurance
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

BRICKMAN
Zionsville, IN
Project: Parkwood Crossing
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts
Supplier Recognition: Advanced Turf Solutions

Cascadian Landscapers, Inc.
Hillsboro, OR
Project: Historical Timberline Amphitheater Project
Erosion Control/Ecological Restoration

Ed Castro Landscape, Inc.
Roswell, GA
Project: Lisenby Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

Fine Earth Landscape, Inc.
Poolesville, MD
Project: Colon Residence
Residential Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

Fine Earth Landscape, Inc.
Poolesville, MD
Project: McLean Residence
Residential Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

Fine Earth Landscape, Inc.
Poolesville, MD
Project: Pino Residence
Residential Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

Gachina Landscape Management
Menlo Park, CA
Project: Stonebrae
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

Goldberg & Rodler, Inc.
Huntington, NY
Project: Blechman Residence
Residential Design/Build – $500,000 to $1,000,000

Grant & Power Landscaping, Inc.
West Chicago, IL
Project: Mc Calla Residence
Residential Design/Build – under $25,000

Grant & Power Landscaping, Inc.
West Chicago, IL
Project: Mills Residence
Residential Design/Build – $25,000 to $100,000

Green View Design Group
Normal, IL
Project: Special Olympics
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $500,000 to $1,000,000
Supplier Recognition: Green View Nursery, Production

Haase Landscape, Inc.
Spokane, WA
Project: Itron
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

HighGrove Partners, LLC
Austell, GA
Project: ADP – Windward Campus
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Landscape Concepts Management, Inc.
Grayslake, IL
Project: Parkway North Center
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Landscape Services, Inc.
Redwood, VA
Project: Belmont University
Commercial Landscape Management – Institutional

Lied’s Nursery Co., Inc.
Sussex, WI
Project: “Northern Doerr”
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000
Supplier Recognition: Fond Du Lac Stone

Plantscapes, Inc.
Seattle, WA
Project: The Edgewater
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/ Hotel and Resorts

Precision Landscape Management, L.P.
Dallas, TX
Project: JP Morgan International Plaza
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

Scapes by ValleyCrest
Marietta, GA
Project: Buchanan Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

The Davey Tree Expert Co.
Kent, OH
Project: Park Plaza
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/ Hotel and Resorts

The Fockele Garden Co.
Gainesville, GA
Project: Lanier Village Estates
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

Town Center Landscape, Inc.
Tomball, TX
Project: Allen Center
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

TruGreen LandCare
Norcross, GA
Project: Bellewood HOA
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

Waverly Landscape Associates, Inc.
Belmont, MA
Project: Hobbs Brook Office Park
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/Hotel and Resorts

DISTINCTION AWARD RECIPIENTS

AAA Landscape
Phoenix, AZ
Project: Desert Ridge Community Association
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

Bland Landscaping Co., Inc.
Apex, NC
Project: Venture Center
Commercial Landscape Contracting – $100,000 to $500,000

Clean Scapes, LP
Austin, TX
Project: SouthPark Meadows
Commercial Landscape Management – Retail

Clean Scapes, LP
Austin, TX
Project: Spanish Oaks at Bee Cave
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

Fine Earth Landscape, Inc.
Poolesville, MD
Project: Trone Residence
Residential Landscape Management

Francissen Landscape Group, Inc.
Saint Charles, IL
Project: The Janisch Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

Green Island Design
Deer Park, NY
Project: The Preserve
Commercial Design/Build – under $25,000

HighGrove Partners, LLC
Austell, GA
Project: Preston Ridge III
Commercial Landscape Management – Office and Industrial Sites/ Hotel and Resorts

HighGrove Partners, LLC
Austell, GA
Project: The Medici at Piazza at Paces
Commercial Design/Build – $25,000 to $100,000

Hoffman Landscapes, Inc.
Wilton, CT
Project: Stroup Residence
Residential Landscape Management

James Martin Associates, Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL
Project: Lake Forest Residence
Residential Landscape Management

James Martin Associates, Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL
Project: Northshore Residence
Residential Landscape Management

Land Expression, LLC
Mead, WA
Project: Schweitzer Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

Precision Landscape Management, L.P.
Dallas, TX
Project: Lake Forest Home Owners Association
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

PROCARE Landscape Management, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI
Project: Cook Valley Estates
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

PROCARE Landscape Management, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI
Project: Dr. Leslie Wong Residence
Residential Landscape Management

Scapes by ValleyCrest
Marietta, GA
Project: Hibbard Residence
Residential Design/Build – $25,000 to $100,000

Southern Landscape Group, Inc.
Evington, VA
Project: Biesemier Outdoor Living
Residential Design/Build – $25,000 to $100,000

The Bruce Company of Wisconsin, Inc.
Middleton, WI
Project: Weiss Living Wall™
Erosion Control/Ecological Restoration
Supplier Recognition: Filtrexx International, Inc.

The Davey Tree Expert Co.
Kent, OH
Project: Henry Ford Village
Commercial Landscape Management – Housing

Wood Landscape Services, Ltd.
Hilliard, OH
Project: Oman Residence
Residential Design/Build – $100,000 to $500,000

For more information about the awards program, please contact the PLANET office at
(800) 395-2522 or visit LandcareNetwork.org.