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Real Florida Landscapes: a history of award winners

From 2013-2017, FANN sponsored the Real Florida Landscapes Design Competition. During that time, we received 59 submissions from both professionals and students. This page lists the winners for each year. FANN now sponsors the design competition portion of the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation’s Showcase Native Landscapes Program.

2017 winners

Central Florida: Andrea England, Andrea England Landscapes

North Florida: Matthew McFall, University of Florida

South Florida: Bryan Pepper, University of Florida

2016 winners

Central Florida: Crystal Simmons, University of Florida

North Florida design: Lea Kindt, University of Florida

South Florida: Collin Bowie, University of Florida

2015 winners

Central Florida design: Andrea Penuela, University of Florida

North Florida design: James Mahoney, University of Florida

South Florida design: Sabine Marcks, landscape architect and owner, Landscape Design Associates

2014 winners

Central Florida design: Ryan Mulroy, University of Florida

North Florida design: Sabine Marcks, landscape architect and owner, Landscape Design Associates

No South Florida award in 2014

2013 winners

Central Florida design: Sara Kovachich, University of Florida

North Florida design: Larry Teague, landscape architect and owner, Zamia Design

South Florida design: Monica Higgins, Habitat of Course

Special thanks to Dr. Glenn Acomb, University of Florida, FASLA, for encouraging his Planting Design Studio students to participate in the competition. Go Gators!

FANN Real Florida Landscape Design Awards Competition History