Awards & Certifications

Envirostars 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 Deptartment 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)

Bemis Residence Environmental Award of Distinction for residential design/build from WALP

Environmental Excellence Award from WSNLA 2008

Guiberson Residence Environmental Award of Distinction for residential design/build from WALP

Park Shore 15th floor rooftop garden Environmental Award of Merit for Unique Project from WALP

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


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.

  • WSNLA – Washington State Landscape Association
  • Northwest Ecobuilding Guild
  • CPH Certified Professional Horticulturalist
  • WALP – Washington Association of Landscape Professionals
  • ISA – International Society of Arboriculture (Certified Arborist & Hazardous Tree Assessor)
  • COOL – Coalition of Organic Landscape Professionals
  • APLD Association of Professional Landscape Designers
  • OSU – Oregon State University Permaculture Design Certification