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Landscape Award Winners Named : State Contractors Capture Honors for Outstanding Projects

June 30, 1985

An apartment project in Rancho Cucamonga and a commercial facility in Santa Fe Springs were among the projects honored this month by the California Landscape Contractors Assn., Long Beach-Orange County chapter, the organization's largest chapter.

The President's Award, given to the best entry in any landscape installation category, went to South Shores Landscaping, Mission Viejo, for Pepperwood Apartments, Rancho Cucamonga. The Sweepstakes Award, the organization's highest, honoring the best overall landscaping project of the year, went to R & D Landscaping & Irrigation of Santa Ana for its work at McMaster-Carr Supply, Santa Fe Springs.

Olympic track medalist Rafer Johnson, who lighted the 1984 Summer Olympics stadium torch, presented the 1985 beautification awards at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel, Costa Mesa.

Judges were William J. Cathcart, Orange; Keith A. French, San Clemente; Dann Mikkelsen, Orange, and Gerald M. Robbins, Costa Mesa.

The Bill Vandergeest Excelsior Award, for the year's best landscaping project submitted by a new member, went to Eureka Landscape Construction & Maintenance, Brea, for the Katz residence in Woodland Hills.

The winners and their projects:

SWEEPSTAKES AWARD

R & D Landscaping and Irrigation, Santa Ana; McMaster-Carr Supply, Santa Fe Springs.

PRESIDENT'S AWARD

South Shores Landscaping, Mission Viejo; Pepperwood Apartments, Rancho Cucamonga.

JUDGES AWARD

Murray's Garden & Landscape Service, Santa Fe Springs; Lake Center Athletic Park, Santa Fe Springs.

BILL VANDERGEEST EXCELSIOR AWARD

Eureka Landscape Construction and Maintenance, Brea; Katz Residence, Woodland Hills.

SMALL RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE

First: Southwinds Landscaping, Fountain Valley; Carney residence, Fountain Valley.

Achievement: Harry Koike Landscaping, Fountain Valley; Miao residence, Arcadia.

MEDIUM RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE

First: Green Acres Landscaping, Tustin; Mira residence, Costa Mesa.

Achievement: R & R Landscape & Maintenance, Pico Rivera; Garcia residence, La Verne.

LARGE RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE

First: Jim Deans Landscape, Irvine; Bosler residence, Irvine.

Achievement: Jim Deans Landscape, Irvine; Martin residence, Orange.

CUSTOM RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE

First: Jim Deans Landscape, Irvine; Miller residence, Newport Beach.

UNLIMITED RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE

First: Craig Pauley & Associates, Tustin; Grumman residence, Newport Beach.

Achievement: Richard Cohen Landscape & Construction, Inc., El Toro; Bryaton residence, Newport Beach.

SMALL LANDSCAPE RENOVATION

First: Cooksmith Landscaping, Orange; Lee residence, Orange.

Achievement: South Shores Landscaping, Mission Viejo; Residence, Westwood.

SMALL COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, MULTIUNIT LANDSCAPE

First: Murray's Garden & Landscape Service, Santa Fe Springs; Epmar Corp., Santa Fe Springs.

Achievement: Murray's Garden & Landscape Service, Santa Fe Springs; National Yarn Crafts, Santa Fe Springs.

MEDIUM COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, MULTIUNIT LANDSCAPE

First: Abbott Landscape, Newport Beach; Galleria, Costa Mesa.

Achievement: Lancaster Enterprises, Costa Mesa; Canterbury Court, Covina.

LARGE COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, MULTIUNIT LANDSCAPE

First: Lancaster Enterprises, Costa Mesa; Sanford Court, Anaheim.

Achievement: Raintree Landscape Co., Laguna Hills; Bay Technology Center, Irvine.

MODEL HOMES LANDSCAPE

First: Cal-West Nurseries, Yorba Linda; Ridgemont Models, Mission Viejo.

Achievement: MCR Landscape, Costa Mesa; Beacon Hill, Laguna Niguel.

SLOPE PLANTING, PUBLIC WORKS LANDSCAPE

First: Sanders Hydro-Seeding, Santa Ana; Beacon Hill, Laguna Niguel.

MODELS/MARKETING LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

First: Plant Control Corp., Irvine; River Run Models/Shea Homes, Brea.

Achievement: Wm. Vandergeest Landscape Care, Inc., Santa Ana; The Homes of South Hills, West Covina.

PARKS/PUBLIC WORKS LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

First: Murray's Garden & Landscape Service, Santa Fe Springs; Service Road Islands & Median Islands, Santa Fe Springs.

Achievement: Murray's Garden & Landscape Service, Santa Fe Springs; Santa Fe Springs Neighborhood Center

SLOPE LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

First: Comprehensive Landscape Design Corp., Costa Mesa; University Town Center M.A., Irvine.

SMALL LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE (LESS THAN 5 YEARS)

First: S. James Bevill Co., San Juan Capistrano; 1st Church of Christian Scientist, Laguna Niguel.

Achievement: Murray's Garden & Landscape Service, Santa Fe Springs; Whittier Springs Apartments, Whittier.

MEDIUM LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE (LESS THAN 5 YEARS)

First: S. James Bevill Co., San Juan Capistrano; Palacio del Mar Homeowners Assn., San Clemente.

Achievement: Williams Landscape, Inc., Huntington Beach; Brea Canyon, Brea.

LARGE LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE (LESS THAN 5 YEARS)

First: Environments West Inc., Huntington Beach; Cabo del Mar Condominiums, Huntington Beach.

Achievement: Environments West Inc., Huntington Beach; Seabridge Village, Huntington Beach.

UNLIMITED LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE (LESS THAN 5 YEARS)

First: Comprehensive Landscape Design Corp., Costa Mesa; Ivy Hill, Irvine.

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