2023 Trophy Awards Recognize the ‘Best of the Best’

“Gordon (Judge Gordon Larson) and I were amazed by the craftsmanship and vision of California landscaping.”

-Greg Wrenn, Trophy Awards Judge

Honoring the ‘Best of the Best’

“The best of the best” of green industry professionalism was honored during a gala Trophy Awards Ceremony, presented during the California Landscape Contractors Association’s Annual Convention in Monterey on November 10.

The California Landscape Contractors Association presents the Trophy Awards to:

  • Encourage interest in landscaping
  • Recognize professionals who produce outstanding landscapes
  • Create pride in superior workmanship
  • Bestow public recognition on companies, institutions, municipalities and residents for their interest in a beautiful California

CLCA received 94 entries for the 2023 competition, and each and every one was individually judged by two highly regarded landscape contractors. The judges travelled statewide to view every entry, and rated projects on their artistic and technical merits.

Best of Show

The Formosity project

Frank + Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc. won the prestigious Stuart J. Sperber Memorial Sweepstakes Trophy Award for the Formosity project. The award, sponsored by Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery, honors the entry deemed “best of show.”