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NALP Awards Southern Botanical prestigious Judges Award, 2 Grands at LANDSCAPES 2017

NALP Awards Southern Botanical prestigious Judges Award, 2 Grands at LANDSCAPES 2017

October 19, 2017, Louisville Ky --

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced that Dallas-based Southern Botanical, Inc. has been awarded the prestigious Judges award as well as two Grand Awards for their exemplary work on two spectacular properties. The awards were presented at the 48th annual National Landscape Awards of Excellence Program Oct 19th in Louisville Ky as part of the Landscapes 2017 conference. This is the premier national awards program in the landscape industry and the awards ceremony is part of NALP’s Green Industry Conference. The Grand Award is the program’s top category and a Judges Award is presented to a Grand Award-winning project that goes above and beyond the standard and is deserving of additional recognition. NALP’s awards program recognizes interiorscape, landscape, and lawn care professionals who design and create superior projects, and reflects the association’s commitment to supporting members in the creation and preservation of great landscapes.

The 2 Grand Awards were awarded for commercial work at 4510/Tasset Eye Park and residential work at a spectacular Highland Park residence. The Judges Award was presented for the residential project in the Residential Design Build category. 4510 is a high profile property that includes the unique Tasset Eye Park, a retail hi-rise and a luxury hotel. On the residential side, the Southern Botanical team won for a remarkable and beautiful residence that they have maintained and updated for years and through multiple owners. This year, they were awarded a Judges and Grand Award for their beautiful work in a recent landscape makeover.

About the NALP Awards Program

Sponsored by the NALP, this awards program is the nation’s premier industry event and recognizes excellence in installation, design, design/build, maintenance and special projects. 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.

National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is the trade association for the landscape industry, representing the voice of more than 100,000 landscape professionals. Member companies specialize in lawn care, landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscaping. Members also include students, consultants, industry suppliers, state associations and affiliate members.

About Southern Botanical

Southern Botanical is the DFW benchmark for landscaping and garden management. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, certified tree service and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties, but no job is considered too big or too small. They have been included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business and actively support the community, schools and other charitable causes.

For more information, visit www.southernbotanical.com or contact Scott Peck.

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Southern Botanical Wins Top Honors from Viewpoint

Southern Botanical Wins Top Honors from Viewpoint

October 12, 2017 – Portland, Oregon--

Viewpoint, the established leader in ERP, project management and mobile solutions for the construction industry, recently announced the winners of its annual Technology Awards and Dallas-based Southern Botanical was among those receiving top honors. The awards, presented at Viewpoint’s Collaborate 2017 User Conference, honor companies which have used and/or extended Viewpoint technologies to solve important business challenges.

In an effort to provide better service and offer more options to clients, Southern Botanical has been implementing new processes and software using the cutting-edge programming and technology provided by Viewpoint. They also wanted to create a secure online payment experience for clients, while reducing days sales outstanding (DSO). Southern Botanical created a customer payment portal that syncs data with Vista and allows its customers to review their current payment status.

“We are thrilled to honor these tech-savvy, forward-thinking companies,” said Manolis Kotzabasakis, CEO Viewpoint. “Each of their commitments to utilizing leading-edge technologies to solve real-world business issues and scale for future growth and efficiencies are shining examples of the core to Viewpoint’s mission. That we can honor them among their peers and colleagues at our Collaborate 2017 conference makes it even more special.”

The conference, held Oct. 9-12 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., features four days of in-depth training, educational sessions, presentations from industry experts, networking events and much more. The conference brought together nearly 2,000 industry professionals representing all facets of construction organization clients, technology providers, trade associations, and media.

Viewpoint provides innovative construction-specific software solutions to the global construction and capital project industries. Viewpoint provides the tools these industries need to improve project profitability through better visibility, risk management and real-time team collaboration. Viewpoint solutions address the full construction life-cycle, from planning/bidding to construction and facilities maintenance. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and with offices in the UK and Australia, Viewpoint has become the technology partner of choice, with customers located across the globe in more than 28 countries. These customers include more than 40 percent of the ENR 400, and more than 30 percent of the ENR 600. For more information, please visit www.viewpoint.com.

Southern Botanical is the benchmark for high-end landscaping and garden management in Dallas and Houston. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, pools and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties. Southern Botanical has been included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business and actively supports the community, schools and charitable causes.

For more information, contact Scott Peck at 903.965.5651 or scott.peck@southernbotanical.com

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Story of a Landscape: Dallas Museum of Art Entrance Plaza gets Renovation

Story of a Landscape: Dallas Museum of Art Entrance Plaza gets Renovation

August 30, 2017 - Turf Magazine -

arboristWhen the Dallas Museum of Art unveiled its renovated north entrance in the spring of 2016, many dubbed it one of the hottest spots in this sizzling community.

For Southern Botanical, Inc., its role in bringing the entrance and newly rechristened Eagle Family Plaza to fruition was simply one more opportunity to shine, as the landscape contractor earned a Silver Award for Commercial Installation over $100,000 from the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association.

The expanded plaza, funded by donations from Jennifer and John Eagle and the estate of Nancy B. Hamon, smooths out the flow of both pedestrian and vehicle traffic and opens the museum’s café to the exterior, expands seating and dining options and provides space for an outdoor food pavilion.

Additionally, the renovation features an expansive new lawn area at the north entrance which includes an outdoor exhibition space.

Although Southern Botanical had done previous work for both the museum and the Eagles, Jason Craven, the company’s president, says...

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Lawn & Landscape names Southern Botanical to prestigious Top 100 List

Lawn & Landscape names Southern Botanical to prestigious Top 100 List

May 31, 2017, Dallas, Tx --

Landscape industry publication Lawn & Landscape recently released its prestigious Top 100 list of landscape companies nationwide and Dallas-based Southern Botanical has again been named to the list. The annual list ranks landscape companies based on annual revenues and specifies number of employees, number of locations and revenue increase percentages from year to year. Southern Botanical, Inc has successfully grown year after year based on its focus on meticulous attention to detail, personalized client service and a well-trained, highly qualified team. They have been included on the list since 2012. This year they were ranked #64, up from last years 73. See the entire list in the May 2017 issue here:  http://magazine.lawnandlandscape.com/issue/may-2017

lawn landscapeJason Craven, Southern Botanical’s President and CEO, started the company in the 90’s mowing lawns while still in high school, and the company has been growing dramatically ever since. From those humble beginnings, the company now has a national reputation, a prestigious clientele and over 200 employees.

“The companies on the Top 100 list represent an elite group in the landscape industry, and they represent what a landscaper is to thousands of homeowners and property managers across North America,” says Lawn & Landscape Editor and Associate Publisher Chuck Bowen. “The 100 companies on this year’s list are examples of what makes the landscape industry and its people so great: determination, dedication and serving a purpose greater than themselves.”

This year’s Top 100 is based on 2016 revenue from landscape profit centers, as reported by each of the listed companies. The companies on this list earned a combined revenue of $9,161,843,124 in 2016, which is an increase of $594,598,970 or 6.9 percent, over 2015. Companies on the list also reported total employment of 95,125. Based on the data, the average growth expected in 2017 is 9.9 percent.

“Success truly is contagious when you surround yourself with positive examples, and you’ll find them in this report,” says David Alkire, vice president, residential and landscape contractor businesses, at the Toro Company who sponsors the  list and May issue. “As landscape industry professionals, we share a common goal – not only to create beautiful landscapes but also to care for the land and its resources. The stories in this issue are a perfect example of how the choices you make can lead to vibrant futures, and we congratulate all of this year’s landscape companies on their continued success.”

Email Bowen at cbowen@gie.net with comments or questions about the list.

Lawn & Landscape is the leading b2b publication serving the $70-billion landscape and lawn care industry. With a suite of services – including a monthly print edition, dozens of enewsletters, native iOS apps and events – L&L provides landscape business owners with the research, insight and analysis to help them grow their companies.

Southern Botanical is the benchmark for high-end landscaping and garden management in Dallas and Houston. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, pools and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties. Southern Botanical has been included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business and actively supports the community, schools and charitable causes.

For more information, contact Scott Peck at 903.965.5651 or scott.peck@southernbotanical.com

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Southern Botanical featured at NorthPark’s Spring at the Park event

Southern Botanical featured at NorthPark’s Spring at the Park event

May 1, 2017, Dallas, Tx --

southern botanical at Spring in the ParkSouthern Botanical is pleased to announce participation in NorthPark Center’s upcoming Spring at the Park Home and Garden Show May 8 – 22, 2017. Presented by TreeHouse in partnership with D Home Magazine and The Dallas Morning News, the event brings inspiration to its visitors through botanical landscapes by the shopping center’s own award-winning landscape designers and outside providers like Southern Botanical. Additionally, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy fashion-focused garden parties, special exhibitions, home and floral demonstrations and much more throughout May. Southern Botanical’s beautiful installation will be located on Level One between Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom.  

“We are excited to have been invited to participate in this unique celebration of Spring and all things green!” commented Jason Craven, President and CEO of Southern Botanical. “NorthPark’s reputation as a world-class venue and their forward-thinking view of the importance of art and landscape as part of the visitors’ experience matches well with Southern Botanical’s commitment to excellence in landscaping and garden management.”

Southern Botanical’s colorful installation includes a geometric design featuring a new variety of sansevieria - Starfish Sansevieria - as well as birdsnest ferns, anthuriums and cordylines at various elevations.   

“NorthPark is pleased to have award-winning landscape professionals participating in this inaugural Spring at the Park event,” said NorthPark’s Catharine Flagg. “Participants like Southern Botanical with rich, colorful installations and long-standing reputations for beautiful work help us assure visitors of an enjoyable and rewarding experience!”

NorthPark Center is the finest shopping experience and the preeminent shopping center in the Southwest with more than 230 stores and restaurants, including more than 70 market exclusives. NorthPark Center offers an unparalleled collection of luxury boutiques set amid internationally acclaimed 20th and 21st century art, award-winning architecture and extraordinary landscaping, as well as a 1.4-acre garden, CenterPark, and a state-of-the-art movie theatre. NorthPark Center consistently ranks as one of the top five performing shopping centers in the United States and is North Texas’ number one tourist destination.

Southern Botanical is the benchmark for landscaping and garden management. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, certified tree care, and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire only licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and all employees attend a weekly continuing education program. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties, but no job is considered too big or too small.    

For more information, contact Scott Peck at 903.965.5651 or scott.peck@southernbotanical.com    
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Southern Botanical wins 2016 TEXO Award for sustainable Preston Hollow Estate

Southern Botanical wins 2016 TEXO Award for sustainable Preston Hollow Estate

December 4, 2016, Dallas, Tx--

For the fourth year in a row, Dallas, Texas-based Southern Botanical, Inc. has been awarded the TEXO Distinguished Building Award. This year the award was for their beautiful work at an incredible residential property in Dallas. TEXO’s Distinguished Building Awards program identifies construction projects completed by TEXO members in North and East Texas. These awards are based on unusual construction techniques, special obstacles, personnel, quality control and safety. This was Southern Botanical’s fourth entry into the annual competition, and the fourth time the landscape company has been awarded.

!TEXOLogo+tagThis challenging project included extensive hardscape and landscape renovations across the expansive estate grounds. The entire project revolved around an effort to make it self-sustaining in its water use and involved installing a huge underground water collecting cistern. The cistern captures rainwater which is then repurposed for irrigation use across the property.

dallas tree serviceTEXO is the construction association representing commercial contractors in North and East Texas. It is the name of the new association formed from the consolidation of the North/East Texas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors (QUOIN) and the Associated Builders and Contractors North Texas (ABCNT). With the consolidation of the two associations, TEXO is the largest commercial contractors association in Texas and one of the largest associations affiliated with both the national ABC and AGC. It serves a membership of more than 1,900 commercial contractors. Learn more about TEXO at www.texoassociation.org.

TEXO-awardsSouthern Botanical is the benchmark for high-end landscaping and garden management in Dallas and Houston. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, pools and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties. Southern Botanical has been included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business and actively supports the community, schools and charitable causes.

For more information, contact Scott Peck at 903.965.5651 or scott.peck@southernbotanical.com

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Southern Botanical wins TNLA Gold and Silver for Dallas Arts District work

Southern Botanical wins TNLA Gold and Silver for Dallas Arts District work

December 1, 2016, Dallas, Tx--

Southern Botanical Inc., for the ninth year in a row, has been awarded a prestigious Gold Award from the TNLA Texas Excellence in Landscaping Awards. In addition to the Gold Award, they were also awarded a Silver Award. This year’s awards included the Gold Award for Commercial Maintenance and the Silver Award for Commercial Installation over $100,000. 

Excellence in Landscaping winner Trammell Crow CenterThe winning properties include two beautiful commercial projects, both located in the Arts District of Downtown Dallas. The Gold winner, a spectacular Asian Garden at the Trammell Crow Center is a beautiful and serene hidden treasure in the heart of the busy downtown district. The Silver winner is the newly completed Eagle Family Plaza at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each project was unique and meticulously executed, and both provide quiet green spaces for business and arts patrons to enjoy peaceful, art-filled respite from the bustle.

About the Texas Excellence in Landscaping Awards Program

Sponsored by the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association, 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. Award recipients will be honored at the TNLA Awards Dinner in Dallas, Texas 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. The judging panel is composed of Texas judges with expertise in regional conditions and landscaping feats meriting distinction.

DMA Eagle Family PlazaTNLA’s Anna McGarity commented, “We applaud you on your bold talent and forward-looking vision that sets the standard for landscaping excellence in Texas and ensures a bright future for this industry.”

About Southern Botanical

Southern Botanical is the DFW benchmark for landscaping and garden management. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, certified tree service and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties, but no job is considered too big or too small. They have been included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business and actively support the community, schools and other charitable causes.

For more information, visit www.southernbotanical.com or contact Scott Peck.

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Scott Peck
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Mobile 903.815.7758
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Southern Botanical wins 2016 NALP Merit Awards

Southern Botanical wins 2016 NALP Merit Awards

October 1, 2016, Dallas, Tx--

Southern Botanical Inc. has been awarded two prestigious Merit Awards from the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).

Excellence in Landscaping winner Trammell Crow CenterThe winning properties include two beautiful commercial projects, both located in the Arts District of Downtown Dallas. The first, a spectacular Asian Garden at the Trammell Crow Center is a beautiful and serene hidden treasure in the heart of the busy downtown district. The second is the newly completed Eagle Family Plaza at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each project was unique and meticulously executed, and both provide quiet green spaces for business and arts patrons to enjoy peaceful, art-filled respite from the bustle.

About the NALP Awards Program

Sponsored by the NALP, this awards program is the nation’s premier industry event and recognizes excellence in installation, design, design/build, maintenance and special projects. 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.

DMA Eagle Family Plaza

About Southern Botanical

Southern Botanical is the DFW benchmark for landscaping and garden management. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, certified tree service and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties, but no job is considered too big or too small. They have been included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business and actively support the community, schools and other charitable causes.

For more information, visit www.southernbotanical.com or contact Scott Peck.

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Scott Peck
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Grand Platinum Awarded to Southern Botanical at TNLA Awards Celebration

Grand Platinum Awarded to Southern Botanical at TNLA Awards Celebration

September 1, 2016, Dallas, Tx--

Southern Botanical Inc., for the eighth year in a row, has been awarded prestigious Gold Awards from the 2015-2016 TNLA Texas Excellence in Landscaping Awards and once again, one of those Gold Award-winning properties was given the added honor of being named a Grand Platinum winner. This year’s awards included the Gold Award for Commercial Maintenance and a Gold Award/Grand Platinum Award for Residential Installation.

dallas-residential-landscaping-1-8-m-smThe winning properties included an incredible residential property that featured a fully sustainable landscape irrigated by a large underground cistern and the popular Dallas Arts District Klyde Warren Park. Each project was unique and meticulously executed.

Sponsored by the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association, 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. Award recipients are honored at the TNLA Awards Dinner 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. The judging panel is composed of Texas judges with expertise in regional conditions and landscaping feats meriting distinction.

04-smTNLA’s Anna McGarity commented, “We applaud you on your bold talent and forward-looking vision that sets the standard for landscaping excellence in Texas and ensures a bright future for this industry.”

Southern Botanical is the benchmark for landscaping and garden management. A turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, tree care, drainage, and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties, but no job is considered too big or too small. They have been included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business and actively support the community, schools and other charitable causes.

For more information, visit www.southernbotanical.com or contact Scott Peck.

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Scott Peck
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Mobile 903.815.7758
Front desk 214.366.2103
scott.peck@southernbotanical.com
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D Home names Southern Botanical “Editor’s Choice” Best Yard Care

D Home names Southern Botanical “Editor’s Choice” Best Yard Care

August 20, 2016, Dallas, Tx--

Southern Botanical was recently selected by D Home Magazine as Best of Big D "Editor’s Choice" for Best Yard Care in Dallas! Earlier this year we were also named by D Magazine readers as Best Tree Removal Service. Landscapers and Tree Care providers were nominated to be on the voting list in the Services category and readers were invited to cast their votes during May of this year. DHome, however, made their selection based on the editor's selections for the "Best."

We won Best of D Home

These awards comes on the heels of Southern Botanical’s having been awarded 2 Gold Awards and a Silver Award from the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association. The TNLA’s Texas Excellence in Landscaping Awards program recognizes excellence in installation, design, design/build, maintenance and special projects. Southern Botanical also received 2 prestigious Grand Awards from the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) along with many other recognitions.

Southern Botanical is the benchmark for commercial and residential landscaping and garden management. Considered a turnkey vendor for complete indoor and outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, tree care, and hardscape installations, Southern Botanical has one objective - total commitment to meeting clients’ individual needs. They hire only licensed and certified professionals to lead their teams, and all employees attend a weekly continuing education program focusing on efficiency, quality control, communication and professionalism. Their clientele includes many high-end residences, exclusive hotels, HOA’s and commercial properties, but no job is considered too big or too small. They were included on the prestigious Dallas 100 list from SMU’s Cox School of Business.

For more information, contact Scott Peck at 903.965.5651 or scott.peck@southernbotanical.com

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Scott Peck
Direct line 903.965.5651
Mobile 903.815.7758
Front desk 214.366.2103
scott.peck@southernbotanical.com