Na­tional Land­scape Awards

Ontario Gardener Magazine - - LOCAL DIRT -

Con­grat­u­la­tions to all of the winners who truly rep­re­sent the high cal­i­bre of work and ex­per­tise the pub­lic has come to ex­pect from this in­dus­try. Com­pe­ti­tion was fierce in the land­scape cat­e­gory, with 34 en­tries com­ing in from across Canada. The Na­tional Awards of Land­scape Ex­cel­lence were pre­sented to the fol­low­ing com­pa­nies:

- Cater­pil­lar Award for Com­mer­cial Con­struc­tion/In­stal­la­tion to Wilco Civil Inc. in B.C.

- Cater­pil­lar Award for Res­i­den­tial Con­struc­tion/In­stal­la­tion to Pe­ter Hughes Land­scape in Alta.

- Dy­naSCAPE Award for Land­scape De­sign to Wel­wyn Wong Land­scape De­sign in Ont.

- HortPro­tect Award for Com­mer­cial Main­te­nance to Clin­tar Land­scape Man­age­ment - Mis­sis­sauga West in Ont.

- HortPro­tect Award for Res­i­den­tial Main­te­nance to the Land­mark Group in Ont.

- Gar­den Cen­tre of the Year Award to Sheri­dan Nurs­eries in Ont.

- Grower of the Year Award to Dutch­mas­ter Nurs­eries Ltd. in Ont.

- Green for Life Com­mu­nity Award to ParaS­pace Land­scap­ing in Langley, B.C.

- Green for Life In­dus­try Award to CN's EcoCon­nex­ions From the Ground Up pro­gram

- Green for Life Dis­tinc­tion Award to Michel Touchette of Jeffries Nurs­eries in Portage la Prairie, Man.

- Award of Ex­cel­lence to Larry Dyck, sci­en­tist at the Morden Re­search Sta­tion, Man., for his work on rose breed­ing

- CNLA Pres­i­dent’s Award to Vic Krahn, owner of Lakeshore Tree Farms in Saska­toon, Sask.

Ta­nia Mof­fat, Edi­tor; Bill Hardy, CNLA; Nuria Perez de Leon, CN; Dorothy Dob­bie, Pub­lisher; Ray­mond Car­rière, Com­mu­ni­ties in Bloom; Don Budin­sky, Com­mu­ni­ties in Bloom; Carla Hrycyna, St. Mary's Nurs­ery; Diane Banash, Com­mu­ni­ties in Bloom at the awards din­ner.

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