DALLAS, Texas - Southern Botanical, Inc. received the coveted Grand Platinum Award from the 2012-2013 TNLA Texas Excellence in Landscaping Awards. This year's winning entry is a breathtaking Dallas residence submitted in the Residential Maintenance category. For the fifth year in a row, they were also awarded prestigious Gold Awards for Commercial Landscape Installation over $100,000 and Residential Maintenance. In addition, Bronze Awards were given for Residential Installation over $100,000 and for the LEED certified
UNT Business Leadership Center in the Commercial Maintenance category.
The Texas Excellence in Landscaping Awards program is the state's premier industry event and recognizes excellence in installation, design, design/build, maintenance and special projects. The Grand Platinum Award is given only to a
Gold Award winning entry that reaches an extraordinary level of execution thereby earning it the extra recognition.
The TNLA Awards Dinner is held annually during the August EXPO. Entries were judged on the basis of difficulty, craftsmanship, and attention to detail, in addition to specific criteria listed in each category. Each of the entry categories was evaluated independently; the type, size and cost of the project were not criteria for judging.