CNLA Announces National Awards of Landscape Excellence
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 and two companies from Western Canada were among the recipients.
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.
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.
2012 Winners (Western Canadian Companies In Bold)
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
A big thanks to all entrants, as well as the award sponsors: RBC, Chrysler, DynaSCAPE, Caterpillar, and John Deere.
For more information, contact Joe Salemi, CAE
Member Services Manager
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association
Tel: 888.446.3499 ext 8620