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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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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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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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D Magazine names Southern Botanical “Best of Big D” for 4th year!

D Magazine names Southern Botanical “Best of Big D” for 4th year!

July 19, 2016, Dallas, Tx--

D Magazine announced the results of their Best of Big D award event today and for the fourth year, Southern Botanical topped the list in the annual competition. This year we won 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.

Best of Big D 2016“We are first and foremost grateful to our wonderful clients who provide us with the canvas on which to create and maintain beautiful landscapes,” said Southern Botanical President and CEO Jason Craven. “We are also thankful to everyone who made the effort to vote for us. We have worked hard to make our Tree Services division second to none in quality, expertise and service.” Craven credits Southern Botanical’s successes to highly trained, certified and dedicated teams, and the company’s philosophy of anticipatory service.

“We put a lot of effort into anticipating each clients’ needs, and then work very hard to deliver more than they expect.”

This award 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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Southern Botanical again named to Lawn & Landscape’s national 2016 Top 100 list

Southern Botanical again named to Lawn & Landscape’s national 2016 Top 100 list

May 31, 2016, 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. See the entire list here: http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/File…/…/Lawn_Poster_List.pdf

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.

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.

This year’s list was compiled by Lawn & Landscape editors during the spring of 2016.

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

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Southern Botanical is again named to prestigious SMU Dallas 100 list.

Southern Botanical is again named to prestigious SMU Dallas 100 list.

November 4, 2015, Dallas, Tx--

At Wednesday night’s gala event, Southern Botanical, Inc, a Dallas-based landscaping and garden management company, was named number 66 on the prestigious SMU Dallas 100™ list. For 25 years, the Caruth Institute has annually ranked the top 100 Dallas entrepreneurial companies based on sales growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years. The top 100 fastest growing companies were revealed in descending order at the awards ceremony.

SMU Dallas 100“Landscaping is something I do because I love it. Crafting what I love to do into a successful and growing business is an incredibly rewarding experience,” said Jason Craven, President/CEO for Southern Botanical. Craven credits the company’s growth to a philosophy of focusing on the client, the company’s top-flight management and highly trained, dedicated teams.

“The key statistics of the Dallas 100™ are always so impressive year after year,” said Jerry White, the Linda A. and Kenneth R. Morris Endowed Director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, who has been at the helm of the event since it began in 1990. “These outstanding companies are one of the main reasons Dallas is such a dynamic city for business. In this, the silver anniversary year of the SMU Dallas 100™, it is our privilege to honor the vital contribution of these companies and the entrepreneurial spirit of their founders.”

Dallas 100™, cofounded by the Caruth Institute, honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area. To qualify for the Dallas 100, a company must meet a number of criteria based on its legal status, location, sales history, credit report, and character.

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.

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

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Southern Botanical wins Grand Awards from NALP for Commercial & Residential projects

Southern Botanical wins Grand Awards from NALP for Commercial & Residential projects

Dallas, TX, October, 23 2015 – 

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced that Dallas-based Southern Botanical, Inc. has been awarded 2 prestigious Grand Awards for their exemplary work on two spectacular properties. The awards were presented at the 46th annual National Landscape Awards of Excellence Program. 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. 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.

27-smThe two winning entries included an urban park in the Commercial Landscape Management category for Institutional Maintenance and a North Dallas residence in the Residential Contracting over $1 Million category. Klyde Warren Park, which spans a major freeway between the Dallas Arts District and Uptown was selected for its meticulous attention to detail and beautiful results. Because the park is built on a bridge, it requires specialized soils, fertilization and watering practices as well as other unique attention to keep this high-traffic and popular attraction looking its best. The Residential winner is a magnificent Dallas estate that features a huge underground cistern installed to capture and re-purpose rain and landscape runoff water for irrigation.

dallas-residential-landscaping-1-2-m-rt-smNALP (formerly PLANET) 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.

Southern Botanical is the benchmark for landscaping and garden management. A turnkey vendor for complete outdoor horticultural décor, irrigation, drainage, 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 rises to 45 on Landscape Management list of 150 largest companies

Southern Botanical rises to 45 on Landscape Management list of 150 largest companies

June 25, 2015, Dallas, Tx--

Landscape industry publication Landscape Management recently released its LM150 list of the nation’s largest green industry companies and Dallas-based Southern Botanical came in at number 45. The company also ranked in the Top 25 in several industry categories. Southern Botanical was ranked number 18 for Residential, number 9 for Design/Build + Installation and number 10 for Irrigation. The company’s 19% growth rate in 2014 also landed Southern Botanical at the number 6 position regionally for growth. The list is published each year and ranks landscape companies based on annual revenues and specifies number of employees and revenue increase percentages from year to year. Southern Botanical, Inc has successfully grown year after year by concentrating on meticulous attention to detail, personalized client service and maintaining a well-trained, highly qualified team.

LM150_2015“It is great to find success in what you love to do,” says Jason Craven, Southern Botanical’s President and CEO. “I credit our dedicated and talented team for keeping their focus on superior client service and I am truly grateful for our clients who give us the opportunity to practice our craft on their spectacular properties.”

Growth has always been part of the plan. Since Jason Craven started the company in the 90’s mowing lawns while still in high school, the company has been growing dramatically. From those humble beginnings, the company now has a reputation of striving for perfection, over 200 employees during the peak season and revenues that have it placed among the largest in the country. Southern Botanical has also made sure to pursue and implement the latest industry and business technological advances.

Southern Botanical is the DFW benchmark for high-end landscaping and garden management. 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 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 rises on Lawn & Landscape’s national 2015 Top 100 list

Southern Botanical rises on Lawn & Landscape’s national 2015 Top 100 list

May 19, 2015, Dallas, Tx --

Landscape industry publication Lawn & Landscape recently released its prestigious Top 100 list of landscape companies nationwide and Dallas-based Southern Botanical is #46 this year. 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 were ranked #86 in 2012.

Top 100 Shield_toro high res“Our Top 100 list includes some of the best and brightest leaders in the landscape industry,” says Lawn & Landscape Editor and Associate Publisher Chuck Bowen. “These companies have achieved a level of growth that very few others can claim.”

Growth has always been part of the plan. Since Jason Craven, Southern Botanical’s President and CEO started the company in the 90’s mowing lawns while still in high school, the company has been growing dramatically. From those humble beginnings, the company now has a national reputation, a prestigious clientele and over 200 employees.

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.

This year’s list was compiled by Lawn & Landscape editors during the spring of 2015. Email Bowen at cbowen@gie.net with comments or questions about the list.

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

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