Awards &



Awarded NW Bloom a 5-star rating (highest) starting in back 2002 from Snohomish County and is currently ranked 5-star with King County.

The Governor’s Award for Sustainable Practices

From the WA State Department of Ecology

Mill Creek Veterans’ Monument

Grand Environmental Award for Community Service from WALP

Eldred Residence

Grand Environmental Award for Unique Project from WALP

A Family’s Little Farm in the City

NW Flower & Garden Show awarded NW Bloom with a GOLD medal for the show garden created in partnership with Seattle Tilth (Other awards won: •Sunset Magazine Western Living Award •Pacific Horticulture Magazine Award •425 Magazine Editors’ Choice Award •American Horticultural Society Environmental Award •Ethel Moss People’s Choice Award & the Arbor Eden Gala Choice Award)

Holistic Retreat

Won the Pacific Horticulture magazine award and a SILVER medal

Circle of Life

Won a GOLD medal in 2006 at the NW Flower and Garden Show

Other Awards

Environmental Award of Distinction for residential design/build from WALP

  • Bemis Residence
  • Guiberson Residence

Environmental Award of Merit for Unique Project from WALP

  • Park Shore 15th floor rooftop garden

Environmental Excellence Award from WSNLA 2008

Certificates & Associations

NW Bloom is a leader in the landscape industry, teaching workshops and writing articles for other professionals while also keeping current certifications, and being a member of several trade organizations.


Washington State Landscape Association

Northwest Ecobuilding Guild


Certified Professional Horticulturalist


Washington Association of Landscape Professionals


International Society of Arboriculture (Certified Arborist & Hazardous Tree Assessor)


Coalition of Organic Landscape Professionals


Association of Professional Landscape Designers


Oregon State University Permaculture Design Certification