2005 Bronze Medal Winner
The Zodiac Gardens™, Genus Loci: Natural Peace (Aquarius), Portland Home & Garden Show (@ Expo)
2006 Silver Medal Winner
After the Storm: Resurrecting the Soul of a Garden , Portland Home & Garden Show (@ Expo), Lead Designer, Oregon Chapter, Assoc of Professional Landscape Designers, $1500 was collected & donated to Katrina Hurricane relief efforts at the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Donation was personally presented to Director of the New Orleans Botanical Garden in May 2006 by Gail Dresner.
2007 Leach Botanical Garden Education Award
War & Peace: a Taijitu Garden, Portland Home & Garden Show (@ Expo), $2000 was collected & donated to Oregon PeaceWorks.
2010 Third Place - Booth Garden Decor & Furniture - Yard, Garden & Patio Show
Presented by the Oregon Association of Nurseries for the Slate Originals booth.
2009 certified as an eco-business by City of Portland
The City of Portland Landscape Services Program is one part of the Eco-Logical Business Program. It recognizes landscape design, installation and maintenance service contractors that reach the highest standards in minimizing their environmental impact. The goal of the program is to prevent and minimize pollution generated by small businesses in the Tri-County area. This is the first multi-media (air, water, solid waste) landscaping services certification program in the nation.
Overview of peace garden with doves on left.