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“The quality of your designers, crews and professional skills remain superior.”

A. Weintraub

Industry Recognition

Garden Gate Landscaping has also received hundreds of national and regional awards for excellence in residential Design/Build/Maintain landscaping and we are recognized as a national leader in the landscaping industry.

Garden Gate has hosted various events for industry professionals by opening their doors and providing tours of their facilities. These tours have also included information sessions on various business and management issues.

GGL also forges strong ties with the next generation of industry professionals by serving as lecturers for various university programs in the landscaping field.

Top Ten Design/Build Companies in U.S.
Garden Gate Landscaping was declared one of the top ten Design/Build companies in the U.S. by Landscape Management magazine. “With vision, commitment and steadfast determination, they have truly made a difference and have given the economy a strong foundation in uncertain times.?/span>

Charles W. Bowers, Garden Gate Landscaping, Inc. President, has been honored as a PLANET Trailblazer for his work in the green industry for over 40 years. The program recognizes industry leaders and helps to share their wealth of knowledge with PLANET members. Trailblazers are an elite group of individuals nominated by their peers as dedicated professionals who have made significant and long-term contributions to the green industry.

Member of University of Maryland committee
Charles W. Bowers serves on the Landscape Advisory Board for the University of Maryland’s department of Natural Resource Science and Landscape Architect in the College of Agricultural. The mission of the Landscape Advisory Board is to offer new connectivity between the faculty and students at the University with leaders of the landscape industry.

National Lecturer on Industry Issues Garden Gate President
Charlie Bowers devotes time and energy giving back his knowledge and experience to other members of the landscape industry by lecturing throughout the country. Charlie regularly speaks to industry groups at regional and national association conventions and trade venues. Some recent topics have included; “Applying Technology to the Design/Build Process”, “Building Blocks for Growing a Design/Build Organization” and “Design/Build Marketing Secrets”

Lectures for a New Crop of Professionals
Dan Law, Senior Landscape Design Consultant at Garden Gate Landscaping, Inc. lectures to University of Maryland students about “Selecting Plant Materials for Residential Sites”. With his many years of experience Dan is able to distill the process of selecting the best plants for residential gardens into a manageable formula. The resulting plant selections produce attractive plant combination and groupings. Additionally Dan selects plants that proven top performers and that have consistent availability in the marketplace. Dan is very popular with the students and is asked back often and has covered other topics of interest to the students over the years.

Landscape Management Top Ten Companies award

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Charlie Bowers gives an industry talk

Dan Law gives a tour to University of Maryland students