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APLD Presents Annual Design Awards

The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) announced the winners of the third annual Landscape Design Awards Program. Thirty-eight entries were received in the residential and commercial categories. Residential: under $25,000; $25,000-$75,000; and over $75,000 for install/design. Commercial: under $40,000; $40,000-$150,000; and over $150,000 for install design. Suzanne Arca, of Suzanne Arca Landscaping, Albany CA, won best of show in the residential division. Dan McClaren, APLD, of Impullitti Landscaping, Inc., Chagrin Falls, OH, won best of show in the commercial division. Kathy Hubner, APLD, from Gill Landscape Nursery, Corpus Christi, TX, won in three categories. Double winners: Joanne Kostecky, APLD, from Joanne Kostecky Garden Design, Inc, Allentown, PA. Brian Carey, from AC-BC Associates, New York, NY Winners were judged on effectiveness of presentation; functionality of design elements; suitability of plant material; relationship to site; environmental responsibility; effective integration of plans and hardscapes; originality and creativity; design's affect on maintenance, current and future; and, overall impression. All projects were required to have been installed within the past seven years. Residential winners: Under $25,000: Melissa Clark, Landscape Projects, Inc., Bethesda, MD Jules Bruck, APLD, Evolution Landscape Design, Media, PA Kathy Hubner, APLD, Gill Landscape Nursery, Corpus Christi, TX $25,000-$75,000: M. Amelia Lima, APLD, Amelia B. Lima and Associates, San Diego, CA Joanne Kostecky, APLD, Joanne Kostecky Garden Design, Inc. Allentown, PA Christopher Valenti, APLD, JB Landscaping, Lewes, DE Over $75,000: Suzanne Arca, Suzanne Arca Landscaping, Albany CA Randy Tumber, APLD, Tumber & Associates, LTD, Orangeville, ON, Canada Susan Harrison, APLD, Private Gardens Design, Bellingham, WA Commercial winners: Under $40,000: Sabrena Schweyer, Salsburg-Schweyer, Inc., Akron, OH Joanne Kostecky, APLD, Joanne Kostecky Garden Design, Inc., Allentown, PA Kathy Hubner, APLD, Gill Landscape Nursery, Corpus Christi, TX $40-000-$150,000: Tom Fitzsimmons, APLD, Chux Landscaping, Inc., Pine Brook, NY Kathy Hubner, APLD, Gill Landscape Nursery, Corpus Christi, TX Over $150,000: Dan McClaren APLD, Impullitti Landscaping, Inc., Chagrin Falls, OH Brian Carey (two awards), AC-BC Associates, New York, NY Judging the submissions were three design and horticultural professionals: H. Edward Black, RLA, is owner, president of H. Edward Black and Associates, PC, an engineering and landscape architectural firm founded in Harrisburg in 1972. Joel Lerner, APLD, founder and CEO of Environmental Design, Capitol View Park, MD, a firm specializing in landscape consulting and design. Dr. George Whiting, an expert in herbaceous plants, plant taxonomy/plant classification, and plant breeding. For more information, visit www.apld.org hello

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