National Awards of Landscape Excellence 2012 in Halifax, NS
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Halifax, NS (February 8, 2012) – Winners of the 2012 National Awards of Landscape Excellence were announced during the 9th annual awards gala at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax.  The event was a huge success, showcasing landscape expertise from around the country.   The room was packed with over 150 industry professionals, local government reps, educators and association staff from around the country, excited to recognize landscape excellence.


  • RBC Grower of the Year | Sheridan Nurseries Ltd in Ontario

  •  Chrysler Garden Centre Inspection Award
    • Most Improved | Sheridan Nurseries (Mississauga) Ltd in Ontario
    • Top Achieving | Canadale Nurseries Ltd in Ontario

  • DynaSCAPE Award of Excellence for Landscape Design
    • Highland Landscapes for Lifestyle for Wentworth Park in Nova Scotia



  • Caterpillar Award of Excellence for Commercial Landscape Construction/Installation 
    • Alpha Better Landscaping for Central Memorial Park in Alberta



  • Caterpillar Award of Excellence for Residential Landscape Construction/Installation
    • Daccord Webster Paysage for Panorama on the River in Quebec



  • John Deere Award of Excellence for Commercial Landscape Maintenance
    • Upper Levels Landscape Management Ltd for Royal Park Towers in British Columbia



  • John Deere Award of Excellence for Residential Landscape Maintenance
    • Shades of Summer Landscaping and Maintenance for Attention to Detail in Ontario

Hosted by Liz Klose (CNLA Landscape Priorities Manager) and Niki Jabbour (writer and media personality, author of The Year Round Vegetable Gardner) with special performance by local band Studebaker Pie, there was never a dull moment. This sold out event offered a great opportunity for landscapers to display their work and interact with fellow industry associates.
A lot of time and thought went into the decision making process as this year’s entrants all displayed a high degree of skill and effort.  A big thanks to all entrants, as well as the award sponsors: RBC, Chrysler, DynaSCAPE, Caterpillar, and John Deere. 
About the Awards
The National Awards of Landscape Excellence is an annual gala evening dedicated to showcasing the highest level of professionalism in Canada’s landscape sector.   Each province nominates members that are then entered into the national awards.  There are seven categories: commercial landscape construction/installation, residential landscape construction/installation, commercial landscape maintenance, residential landscape maintenance, landscape design, grower of the year, and garden centre excellence awards.  
 
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Joe Salemi, CAE
Member Services Manager
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association
Tel: 888.446.3499 ext 8620
SPECIAL GUEST HOST NIKI JABBOUR!!
The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year, No Matter Where You Live
SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS STUDEBAKER PIE!!

All Entrants: 
Caterpillar Award of Excellence for Commercial Landscape Construction/Installation 
  1. Alpha Better Landscaping Inc (AB) for Central Memorial Park 
  2. Andrew MacDonald Landscaping & Tree Service Ltd. (NS) for Marconi Campus
  3. Bruce Wilson Landscaping Ltd. (ON) for Lakelands Development 
  4. Griffith Property Services Ltd. (ON) for Golf and Country Club 
  5. Urban Landscaping (NB) for Chateau Saint John
Caterpillar Award of Excellence for Residential Landscape Construction/Installation

  1. 3 Seasons Landscaping (MB) for 365 Campbell
  2. Alternative Landscaping (MB) for Galvin Residence
  3. Alternative Landscaping (MB) for Winburn Residence
  4. DA Gracey & Associates (ON) for Sheer Elegance
  5. Daccord Webster Paysage (QC) for Panorama on the River
  6. Down to Earth Gardening & Landscaping Ltd. (NS) for Mccurdy Residence
  7. Down to Earth Gardening & Landscaping Ltd. (NS) for Williams-Arbuckle Residence
  8. First Choice Landscaping Ltd. (AB) for Harm's Residence
  9. Joe Bidermann Landscape Design (NS) for Alexander Residence
  10. JVR Landscape Inc (AB) for Corea Residence
  11. Landscape 2000 Ltd. (BC) for Donna Cooke, Mark Slay
  12. Landscape 2000 Ltd. (BC) for Babalos Residence
  13. OnGrowing Works Ltd. (BC) for Lewis Residence
  14. Oriole Landscaping Ltd. (ON) for Modern Sophistication
  15. Pure Landscapes (BC) for Koo's Courtyard
  16. RJ Rogers Landscaping Ltd. (ON) for Series of Surprises
  17. Scholten's Landscape Inc. (NB) for Oland Project
  18. The Inspired Home and Garden (NB)
  19. Willow Creek Landscaping (SK) for Kleinsasser Residence
John Deere Award of Excellence for Commercial Landscape Maintenance

  1. Gelderman Landscaping Ltd. (ON) for Taking Care
  2. Price Landscaping Services (NB) for Blue Cross Centre
  3. Snider Turf & Landscaping Ltd. (ON) for The Lab
  4. ULS Maintenance & Landscaping (AB) for Uplands
  5. Upper Levels Landscape Management Ltd. (BC)
  6. Urban Garden Supply Co Ltd. (ON) for Uptown Upkeep
John Deere Award of Excellence for Residential Landscape Maintenance

  1. Down to Earth Gardening & Landscaping Ltd. (NS) Haines Residence
  2. Down to Earth Gardening & Landscaping Ltd. (NS)
  3. Dusty Miller Landscaping (ON) for Pristine
  4. Lawn Rangers (NB) for Dixon Residence
  5. Shades of Summer Landscaping & Maintenance (ON) for Attention to Detail
  6. Shades of Summer Landscaping & Maintenance (ON) for Splash of Colour
DynaSCAPE Award of Excellence for Landscape Design
  1. Highland Landscapes for Lifestyle (NS) for Cape Breton Regional Municipality 
  2. Joe Bidermann Landscape Design (NS) for Dave and Sandy Alexander
  3. Price Landscaping Services (NB) for Long Residence
  4. Vogel Landscape Design & Consulting Group Ltd. (ON) for Great Gable
  5. Welwyn Wong Landscape Design (ON) forThe Duplex
  6. Cedar Springs Landscape Group  (ON) for Point of Interest
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