August 15, 2013
You create beautiful exteriors, inspire creativity with nature, and are in the business of enhancing lives. You lead the green industry by providing quality and value. Now it’s time to show it off.

Entries are being accepted until Oct. 1 for Landscape Ontario’s Construction, Maintenance and Design Awards of Excellence Construction programs.

Take photos and start the online entry process now; don’t wait until the deadline! While Awards organizers appreciate creative and imaginative explanations for not making the deadline, we need to get them judged and winners information prepared for the greatest (landscape industry) show on earth – the Awards of Excellence ceremony at Congress.

Winners will be announced on Jan. 7, 2014, during the ceremony presented by Draglam Salt and Earthco Soil Mixtures, with Permacon Group as supporting sponsor.

Submissions are made at with guidelines and categories for entry. You will require a user name and password, if you have not already created one with Landscape Ontario. Work on your entry and log out/in at any time before the deadline. Until you have entered payment information, your entry is not officially submitted.

When you login, you will need:
  • Contact information of person entering on behalf of company
  • Minimum of six and maximum of 15 photographs in jpg format
  • A point-form project summary, describing what you were trying to achieve with your project, including any quirks/conditions imposed by the property owner, conservation authority, etc.
  • You will be prompted to print an ‘Authorization Signatures’ form  during your submission (Your client/property manager needs to sign this)
  • Credit card information for payment
Never entered before? No worries! If you need some help or have questions, Kristen McIntyre, conference and events coordinator, at, will be happy to walk you through the process.