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Landscape Awards

collage of 2021 best in show winnersCongratulations to PLANT WNY's 2021 Landscape Awards Recipients

Best of Show:  Beautiful River Landscape Design, Inc. - Grimm Residence

1st Place Mixed Residential Large:  Dore Landscape Associates, Inc. - Moreland Residence

1st Place Mature Landscape:  Garden Escapes - Tompkins Residence

1st Place Mixed Hardscape Large:  Peter G. Burke - Poolside Oasis

1st Place Commercial Large:  Regan Landscape - Murrett Company

2022 Landscape Awards Program - enter now!

Click here for the Landscape Awards Brochure (criteria and points system)

Enter online with the form below and pay with PayPal - $50 per entry

Multiple entries per category may be submitted, however, only one award per category per company will be allowed ($50 per entry.)

There are 9 categories to enter:
Mixed Residential:
Small................... Under $15,000
Large.....................Over $15,000

Small...................Under $15,000
Large.....................Over $15,000

Small...................Under $15,000
Large.....................Over $15,000

Mature Residential/Commercial:
Small...................Under $15,000 - Minimum 3 years old - (past winning projects excluded.)
Large.....................Over $15,000 - Minimum 3 years old - (past winning projects excluded.)

Feature Focus (New for 2022!)
Enter based on specific aspect of the garden – lighting, water, etc.

IMPORTANT - Before you can begin:

-  You must be a member of PLANT WNY to enter.  Contact (716) 741-8047 for more information.

-  Entry must be submitted by the company that has the contract with the homeowner/business owner – cannot be a subcontractor.

- You must have a signed photo release form from the homeowner or business for each entry. The photo release form is below. Please email it to

Download the Photography Consent Form here: Photography Consent Form

- Upload your photos to your computer.

- Upload the landscape plan to your computer (optional but recommended.)

- Think about your descriptions for the photos – include the address of home/business as well as their name. Look at the flyer with the criteria to assist you (found above).

- Once you have all the necessary

forms, photos, and information you can submit your entries.

- A confirmation email will be sent you to and to the PLANT WNY office.

- Payment must follow application - $50 per entry
   Mail check – Make payable to PLANT WNY Foundation, PO Box 712, East Amherst, NY 14051

Questions – contact Joyce at 716-741-8047 or

Good luck!

Section 1 of 6 - Contact Info

Name to contact for questions about entry.
Entry must be submitted by the company who has the contract with the homeowner/business owner – cannot be a subcontractor.

Section 2 of 6 - Project Title and Category

Judges will award the Best of Show out of all entries submitted. This will not be listed as a category to enter. New for 2022! Feature Focus - enter based on specific aspect of the garden – lighting, water, etc.

Section 3 of 6: Submit Photos with Descriptions

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Submit photos with description - You can submit up to 10 photos. Include before, during and after to show the landscape work completed.

Section 4 of 6 - Submit your Plan

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 3 files.
Design plan (optional) - While design and planting plans are not required, it may be useful to the judges. If you choose to submit plans, please provide a finished project plan or sketch. The planting plan must be at a level of detail which properly reflects the finished project. For the design plan, you may upload a jpg, jpeg, png, gif or pdf

Section 5 of 6 - Additional information on your project

What were your obstacles, construction techniques, client demands, budget constraints, etc. How were they addressed. Note aspects of the project you may have had little or no control over.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Upload the photo you would like us to use on your award. Please upload it here again. If you do not indicate, we will choose from your photos that show the landscape projected completed.

Section 6 of 6 - Payment

Price: $ 1.50
This covers the cost of credit - thank you
$ 0.00

2019 Landscape Awards Recipients

Commercial Over: Napier & Sons
Residential Over: J &L Premier Landscape
Hardscape Under: Regan Landscape
Mature: Chevalier Outdoor Living
Hardscape Over: Tripi’s Landscaping
Residential Under: Regan Landscape
Best of Show: Regan Landscape

2018 Landscape Awards Recipients

Mature Landscape: Tripi’s Landscaping 
Large Hardscape:  Dore Landscape Associates 
Small Hardscape:  Regan Landscape 
Small Residential:  Beautiful River Landscape Design 
Large Residential:  Gossel Lawn and Landscape 

2017 Landscape Awards Recipients

Small Commercial & Small Hardscape: Dore Landscape Associates
Large Commerical:  Napier & Sons
Small Residential & Best of Show:  Chevalier Outdoor Living
Large Hardscape:  T. O'Donnell Landscaping
Large Residential:  Beautiful River Landscape Design

2016 Landscape Awards Recipients

Best of Show Category:   T. O’Donnell Landscaping
Large Residential Category:  Jacrist Gardening Services, Inc.
Large Hardscape Category:  Scott’s Lawn & Landscape Services
Small Hardscape Category:   Murray Brothers Nurseries, Inc.

2015 Landscape Awards Recipients

Residential Small Category: Dore Landscape Associates, Inc.
Residential Large Category: Dore Landscape Associates, Inc.
Hardscapes Small Category: Tripi's Landscaping, LLC
Hardscapes Large Category: Chevalier Outdoor Living
Mature Landscape Category: Menne Landscape & Garden Artistry

2014 Landscape Awards Recipients

Mature Category: Beautiful River Landscape Design, Inc., Santonocito Residence
Hardscape Large Category: Restorff's Landscape Service, Hamilton/Aiken Residence
Residential Large Category: Menne Nursery Corp., Lawson Residence
Commercial Small Category: Menne Nursery Corp., Niagara Tourism

2013 Landscape Awards Recipients

Commercial: Dore Landscape Associates, Inc - Niagara County Produce
Residential over $10,000: Beautiful River Landscape Design – The Pailler Residence
Residential under $10,000: Jacrist Gardening Services, Inc. -   The Keller Residence
Hardscapes over $10,000: The Cutting Edge Complete Landscaping, Inc. - The Engel Residence

2012 Landscape Awards Recipients

Mature Category:    1st Place: The English Gardener - Pam’s Garden

Commercial Large
1st Place: Napier & Son landscape Services, Inc. -  Larkin Development
2nd Place:  Dore Landscape Associates, Inc. -  Darien Lake

 Hardscape Large
1st Place: Dore Landscape Associates, Inc .- Celani Residence
2nd Place: Menne Nursery & Garden Artistry - The Gilchrist Residence
3rd Place:  Mitchell landscaping - The Firehouse

 Mixed Residential Large
1st Place: Pace Landscaping- The Sisson residence
2nd Place: Beautiful River Landscape Design- Ronden Residence
3rd Place: Menne Nursery & Garden artistry- The Schoellkopf Residence