September 2, 2019
Top landscape pros announced at 2019 National Awards of Excellence
The National Awards of Landscape Excellence (NALE) took place on Aug. 14 in Abbotsford, B.C. This year, over 130 people attended the prestigious event to celebrate the 2019 National Award winners, whose projects demonstrated the best-of-the-best in the landscape horticulture profession. Presented by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA), the event also gave attendees a chance to connect with the CNLA Board of Directors. The evening included the announcement of five awards in the Landscape category, plus two Outstanding Retail Achievement awards, and the Green for Life Community Award.Congratulations to the following:
- Land-Con Ltd. of Concord, Ont., winner of the Caterpillar National Award of Landscape Excellence in Commercial Construction.
- Les Artisans du paysage inc. of Quebec City, Que., winner of the Caterpillar National Award of Landscape Excellence in Residential Construction.
- Donohoe Design Inc. of Vancouver, B.C., winner of the HortProtect National Award of Landscape Excellence for Landscape Design.
- Para Space Landscaping Inc. of Burnaby, B.C., winner of the HortProtect National Award of Landscape Excellence in Commercial Maintenance.
- Alternative Landscaping of Brandon, Man., winner of the HortProtect National Award of Landscape Excellence in Residential Maintenance.
- Bylands Nurseries of West Kelowna, B.C., and Cedar Rim Nursery of Langley, B.C., winners of the Outstanding Retail Achievement award.
- Highway of Heroes Tree campaign, winner of the Caterpillar Green for Life Community Award which recognizes significant contributions made to the ornamental horticulture sector by an individual, corporation, or community.