CLCA East Bay Chapter
Beautification Awards

All CLCA Contractor members hold a valid C-27 landscape contracting license. For more information on the license, or to check the status of a contractor's license, visit the Contractor's State License Board.

Mission Statement: CLCA serves and protects the interests of its members, promotes professionalism and advances public awareness of the landscape industry.

Award Categories

Petite Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs not exceeding $10,000.

Small Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs of $10,001 to $30,000.

Medium Residential Installation: Any single family residence with landscaping costs between $30,001 and $75,000.

Large Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $75,001 and $150,000.

Custom Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $150,001 and more.

Small Commercial Installation: Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs not exceeding $50,000.

Large Commercial Installation: Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs exceeding $50,000.

Public Works Installation: Any project financed by public funds.

Small Design/Build Installation: Any project with a total cost not exceeding $50,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.

Medium Design/Build Installation:Any project with a total cost not exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.

Large Design/Build Installation: Any project with a total cost exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.

Renovation Installation: Not less than 40% of existing site features must be retained or preserved and incorporated into the renovated project. The objective is to insure that finished improvements are well integrated into the site, respectful of pre-existing conditions. All entries must be accompanied with a minimum of three "before" photos that represent preserved site features.

Special Effects Installation: Any project using unique construction methods or materials for special artistic effects in (a) Outdoor lighting or (b) Water features. Outdoor lighting entries must be accompanied by a minimum of three photos demonstrating the special effects produced by the lighting during the nighttime.

Small Residential Maintenance: Complete landscape maintenance on residential property with monthly contract amount not exceeding $350.

Medium Residential Maintenance: Complete landscape maintenance on residential property with monthly contract amount of $351 to $800.

Large Residential Maintenance: Complete landscape maintenance on any residential property with monthly contract amount exceeding $801.

Small Commercial Maintenance: Maintenance of multi family, industrial or any other type of commercial project with monthly contract amount not exceeding $2500.

Large Commercial Maintenance: Maintenance of multi family, industrial or any other type of commercial project with monthly contract amount exceeding $2501.

Sustainable Landscape Installation: Any installation project designed, installed and maintained to conserve resources such as water and fuel (in terms of mowing, shearing blowing, etc.), and/or uses recycled or enduring materials. The project must rely on maintaining soil health as opposed to synthetic fertilizers, employ Integrated Pest Management to minimize toxic applications, minimize runoff from site, and support desirable wildlife and biodiversity.

There is a possibility that a category may have no awards presented, even though entries were submitted. In addition to the regular entry categories, additional projects may be awarded at the judges’ discretion for the following special award categories:

Public Park/Athletic Field Maintenance: Maintenance of recreational park or sports field. No contract amount required.

The Excelsior Award honors a project performed by a company who has been a member less than two years and demonstrates excelsior (striving higher) qualities.

The Sweepstakes Award honors those projects deemed most outstanding in their respective categories. Two such awards will be presented: One in the installation categories and another in the maintenance categories.

The Judges Award representing the highest award given will be presented to the project deemed by the judges to be the finest of all the projects entered in the program regardless of category, size, or monetary value.

Judges Award
First Place Roxy Designs
Contemporary Hillside Oasis
Sponsor: Ewing Irrigation
Roxy Designs
Sweepstakes Installation
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
McGrew Front & Backyard
Sponsor: Delta Bluegrass
Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Sweepstakes Maintenance
First Place Coast Landscape Management
Belvedere HOA
Sponsor: Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery
Coast Landscape Management
Petite Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs not exceeding $10,000.
Sponsor: LH Voss Materials
First Place Suma Landscaping
Larocca Residence
Suma Landscaping
Achievement Award Suma Landscaping
Contreras Residence
Suma Landscaping
Small Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs not exceeding $30,000.
Sponsor: Bamboo Pipeline
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Silverman Backyard
Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Achievement Award Calvin Craig Landscaping
Re-Modern Entry
Calvin Craig Landscaping
Medium Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $30,001 to $75,000.
Sponsor: Brickyard Building Materials
First Place Past the Gate
Adza Garden
Past the Gate
Achievement Award Robert S. Cruikshank
Douglas/Hand

Robert S. Cruikshank
Large Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $75,001 to $150,000.
Sponsor: Peninsula Building Materials
First Place Robert S. Cruikshank
Workman Residence
Robert S. Cruikshank
Achievement Award Past the Gate
Matile Garden
Past the Gate
Small Design/Build Installation
Any project with a total cost not exceeding $50,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.
Sponsor: CLCA Insurance Solutions
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
McLin Residence - Front Yard
Garden Lights Landscape Development
Achievement Award Roxy Designs
Mediterranean Hilltop Playscape
Roxy Designs
Medium Design/Build Installation
Any project with a total cost not exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.
Sponsor: Toro
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development
Covert - Backyard
Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Achievement Award Rock Paper Scissors Landscape
Kingston Avenue
Rock Paper Scissors Landscape
Large Design/Build Installation
Any project with a total cost exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.
Sponsor: Landscape Contractors Insurance Services
First Place Calvin Craig Landscaping
Life in the Garden

Calvin Craig Landscaping

Renovation Installation
Not less than 40% of existing site features must be retained or preserved and incorporated into the renovated project. The objective is to insure that finished improvements are well integrated into the site, respectful of pre-existing conditions.
Sponsor: SiteOne Landscape Supply
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Palmer (Landscape Surrounding Pool)
Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Achievement Award Past the Gate
Schuster Garden
Past the Gate
Sustainable Landscape Installation
Any installation project designed, installed and maintained to conserve resources such as water and fuel (in terms of mowing, shearing blowing, etc.), and/or uses recycled or enduring materials. The project must rely on maintaining soil health as opposed to synthetic fertilizers, employ Integrated Pest Management to minimize toxic applications, minimize runoff from site, and support desirable wildlife and biodiversity.
Sponsor: StopWaste
First Place Roxy Designs
Form and Flow: A Creekside Native Rain Garden
Roxy Designs
Achievement Award Calvin Craig Landscaping
Habitat for Everyone
Calvin Craig Landscaping
Water Conservation Landscape Installation
Any installation project designed, installed, and maintained to conserve water in terms of controllers, sprinklers, or any other innovative watering systems of other types. Must include a year’s worth of water bills after the project was installed to demonstrate actual water savings.
Sponsor: Watersavers Irrigation
First Place Terra Landscaping
Pelican Bay HOA
Terra Landscaping
Special Effects - Lighting
Any project using unique construction methods or materials for special artistic effects in (a) Outdoor lighting or (b) Water features. Outdoor lighting entries must be accompanied by a minimum of three photos demonstrating the special effects produced by the lighting during the nighttime.
Sponsor: Hunter/FX Luminaire
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Hoffman - Back Yard
Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Achievement Award Past the Gate
Adza Residence
Past the Gate
Special Effects - Water Features
Any project using unique construction methods or materials for special artistic effects in (a) Outdoor lighting or (b) Water features. Outdoor lighting entries must be accompanied by a minimum of three photos demonstrating the special effects produced by the lighting during the nighttime.
Sponsor: Imperial Sprinkler Supply
First Place Past the Gate
Schuster Water Feature
Past the Gate
Achievement Award Past the Gate
Adza Residence
Past the Gate
Small Commercial Installation
Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs not exceeding $50,000.
Sponsor: Horizon
First Place Terra Landscaping
Rossmoor
Terra Landscaping
Achievement Award Allied Landscape Services Inc.
The Echo Pool Area
Allied Landscape Services
Large Commercial Installation
Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs exceeding $50,000.
Sponsor: Brightview
First Place Terra Landscaping
Pelican Bay HOA

Terra Landscaping

Small Residential Maintenance
Complete landscape maintenance on any residential property with monthly contract amount not exceeding $350.
Sponsor: Rain Bird
First Place Suma Landscaping Inc.
Dorman Residence - Front Yard
Suma Landscaping
Large Commercial Maintenance
Maintenance of multi family, industrial or any other type of commercial project with monthly contract amount exceeding $2501.
Sponsor: Vision Recycling
First Place Coast Landscape Management
Turnstone HOA
Coast Landscape Management
Achievement Award Coast Landscape Management
Vacaville Commons
Coast Landscape Management

Thank you to our CLCA East Bay Partners for Success
Ewing Irrigation
Devil Mountain Nursery
StopWaste
Delta Bluegrass
Site One Landscape
LCIS
Vision Recycling
Brickyard Building materials
Bamboo Pipeline
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