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Professional Landscape Designers Announce 2005 Landscape Design Awards Program

Harrisburg, Penn.-The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) has announced its 2005 Landscape Design Awards program. Deadline for entering the competition is March 15, 2005. Winners will be recognized at the 2005 APLD conference in Salt Lake City, August 16-19.

There are four categories in residential design and three in nonresidential area.

Residential install/design project categories:

  • less than $25,000
  • between $25,00 and $75,000
  • between $75,000 and $150,000
  • over $150,000

Nonresidential install/design project categories:

  • less than $40,000
  • between $40,000 and $150,000
  • over $150,000

Entries will be 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
  • overall impression

The projects must have been installed within the past seven years. The two Best of Show winners will receive one full conference registration to the APLD summer conference. All winners will receive an award to display, a certificate for their client and publicity in trade journals. The winners will be promoted in the APLD newsletter, on the website and in online publications.

The judges are accomplished landscape designers, architects and representatives from various areas of the green industry, including educators and garden writers. Judging will occur in May and June, with winners notified upon completion of the judging.

For more details on submission requirements visit or call 717-238-9780.


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