Landscape Concepts Management is proud to announce it has been awarded the Grand Award for its Prairie Shores Apartments, Chicago, Illinois, and the Merit Award for the Spring Lake Business Park, Itasca, Illinois, in the 37th Annual Environmental Improvement Awards Program sponsored by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET).
PLANET’s Environmental Improvement Awards Program reflects the association’s commitment to creating and preserving the beauty of our landscape. The program is designed to reward independent landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscaping professionals who execute superior projects. PLANET strives to increase public awareness of environmental improvement through contracted landscaping, lawn care, and interior plantscaping and encourages the consistent use of quality materials and workmanship.
Of the 201 projects entered in the awards program, 142 were recognized with an award. The awards breakdown includes one Decade Award, 36 Grand Awards, 63 Merit Awards, and 42 Distinction Awards. Special thanks to the judges Will Spiegelberg, CLP, Spiegelberg Landscape Design, Inc.; Bill Horn, CLP, CLT, American Civil Constructors, Inc.; and Gerry Rupert, ASLA, Gerald L. Rupert & Associates, as well as Awards Committee Chair, Maurice Dowell, CLP, Dowco Enterprises and Awards Committee Cochair, Bruce Allentuck, Allentuck Landscaping Company.
PLANET represents approximately 4,400 green industry service-provider companies and suppliers nationwide that specialize in lawn care, design/build/installation, interior plantscaping, and landscape management. These firms and their employees represent more than 100,000 green industry professionals.