DALLAS, Texas – Southern Botanical, Inc., for the sixth year in a row, has been awarded a prestigious Gold Award from the 2013-2014 TNLA Texas Excellence in Landscaping Awards. In addition to the Gold Award, they earned two Silver Awards and a Bronze Award. 

This year’s winning entries included the Gold Award for the Residential Maintenance 
category, Silvers for Commercial Installation over $100,000 and Residential Installation 
over $100,000, and a Bronze Award in the Special Projects category. The properties 
included two beautiful residential estates, a country club pool area renovation and a 
unique outdoor dining area for a popular pub. 

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 San Antonio, 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.