2015 GALA

Georgia Landscape Awards

Georgia Landscape Awards

The tradition started with the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association and has continued with the Georgia Urban Ag Council. For well over 20 years, we have celebrated the excellence of our members by showcasing their projects.

Projects entered 2014

Design/Build/Installation: Small Space

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Champion Distinctive Landscaping Borchers’ Small Space Merit

Design/Build/Installation: Residential, under $50,000

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Champion Distinctive Landscaping Krissengers’ Residential Under $50 K Project
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Merit
Classic Landscapes Turn of the Century Makeover Merit
Floralis Garden Design Front Landscape Renovation
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Distinction
Michaelangelo’s Sustainable Landscape & Design Taher Residence Project
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Distinction

Design/Build/Installation: Residential, $50,000 – $150,000

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Chatham Landscape Services Mr. and Mrs. John Tyers Residence
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Distinction
Classic Landscapes Traditional Country Residence
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Distinction
Ed Castro Landscape Alecxih
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Grand

Design/Build/Installation: Residential, over $150,000

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Ed Castro Landscape Smith Grand + Judges’ Choice

Design/Build/Installation: Commercial, $75,000 – $200,000

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Russell Landscape Contractors Capitol Plaza Merit

Design/Build/Installation: Seasonal Color – Residential

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Arcoiris Design Gardening Baker’s Residence Merit
Gibbs Landscape Company Hodge Residence Merit
Gibbs Landscape Company Residential Client
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Merit
Chatham Landscape Services Wicker Residence Merit
Floralis Garden Design Atlanta Seasonal Color Distinction
Chatham Landscape Services Romaniello Residence
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Grand

Design/Build/Installation: Seasonal Color – Commercial

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Chatham Landscape Services Allure Buckhead Merit
Gibbs Landscape Company Atlanta Georgia Temple Distinction
Chatham Landscape Services Post Riverside Parkway Grand

Landscape Management: Residential

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Floralis Garden Design Atlanta Garden Maintenance Distinction

Landscape Management: Commercial

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Russell Landscape Group AGCO Grand

Outdoor Lighting: Residential

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
The Outdoor Lights Doyle Residence Merit
The Outdoor Lights Heath Residence
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Grand

Outdoor Lighting: Commercial

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
The Outdoor Lights State Mutual Office Building Grand

Community Stewardship

COMPANY NAME PROJECT NAME AWARD
Chatham Landscape Services Atlanta Beltline Post Hope Day Community Stewardship

2019 GALA Judges

MARK BANTA: Piedmont Park Conservancy

MARK BANTA: Piedmont Park Conservancy

Banta built Centennial Olympic Park’s operations team from the ground up and is now President and CEO of Piedmont Park Conservancy. He is a past president of Georgia Turfgrass Association and the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association and has served on the UAC board.
Erica Glasener

ERICA GLASENER: Gibbs Gardens

Glasener is a horticulturist, author, lecturer and award-winning host of HGTV’s A Gardener’s Diary for 14 years. She has co-authored several books on Georgia gardening with Walter Reeves. Currently, she is the Marketing Manager for Gibbs Gardens, a 220-acre public garden in Ball Ground, Georgia.
Bruce Holliday

BRUCE HOLLIDAY: Landscape Plans Plus

Holliday, a landscape architect, is a 40-year veteran of the landscape industry. He is known for his unique on-site scaled-sketch design format, and has prepared thousands of his “walk away” plans for homes and businesses, not only in Atlanta, but in Alabama, and the Carolinas.
WALTER REEVES: The Georgia Gardener

WALTER REEVES: The Georgia Gardener

Reeves is retired from 29 years with the UGA Extension Service. He now hosts a call-in radio show, writes a newspaper column for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, manages his extensive website, and writes gardening books.
Jeremy Smearman

JEREMY SMEARMAN – Planters, Inc.

 Smearman has a landscape horticulture degree from North Carolina State University. In the 28 years he has owned Planters, his firm has won over 25 UAC/ MALTA awards and competed for high-end residential projects in seven southeastern states. He enjoyed being on the other side of the judge’s table for a change.

 

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