Awards We Have Received And News About Our Company

These Are Some Of The Awards We Have Been Given For Our Work In Maryland, DC, And Northern Virginia

1. 2012 Super Service Award

We are proud to be honored by Angie’s List with the 2012 Super Service Award.  We thank all our customers for their great reviews.

2. Another Year On The Board Of Directors!

Kevin O’Neill, our President, and Founder at Great American Landscapes has been selected for the second year in a row to be on the Board of Directors for the Landscape Contractors Association (LCA).  His leadership is an inspiration to his employees and to other industry professionals. Congratulations Kevin!

Learn what the LCA is and does at the bottom of this post.

Kevin and Carol O'Neill

3. 2014 Residential Maintenance Grand Award

Great American Landscapes is proud to announce that we are the recipients of the 2014 Residential Maintenance Grand Award for the LCA. This was because of the beautiful maintenance work performed at the residence of The Nortons.

Award winning landscape a client had us do in Bethesda

The criteria that the judges use for choosing the recipient of the award are very complex. They judge exterior maintenance on the quality of the turf, condition of plant material, pruning of plant material, seasonal color treatment, and mulch and surface treatment of planting beds.

4. LCA Grand Award July 2015

Great American Landscapes won the Landscape Contractors Association Grand Award for Residential Maintenance. The subject property was the Norton Residence which was featured on the cover of Groundwork.

5. 2016 Grand Award In Landscaping

We are winners of a 2016 Grand Award in Landscape by the Landscape Contractors Association.  Our company has provided year-round comprehensive maintenance services for over 13 years to The Heights School, a 20-acre private boys’ school in Potomac, Maryland. 

The maintenance scope includes not only the typical turf management, ornamental plant care, and annual flower planting, but also water retention pond maintenance, hardscape maintenance and repair, play area policing, and reforestation/forest conservation area compliance. 

The sloping topography, stands of mature hardwood trees, and thoughtfully planned landscaping all create a truly unique natural setting that is an integral part of the school’s culture of instilling a deep appreciation of natural history into its students.


2015– We are proud to support our National Guard. Casey, a Great American employee, has been called up for the National Guard this week to help with the unrest in Baltimore, MD. We wish Casey and everyone protecting the city, a safe return.

What Is The LCA?

Founded in 1967, the Landscape Contractors Association MD • DC • VA (LCA) exists to provide local resources to landscape professionals to help them maximize their business potential. Through its membership, LCA offers a community of landscape contractors, landscape architects and designers, grounds departments, educational institutions, and suppliers banded together in a supportive environment. Each member benefits from increased opportunities for mentoring, knowledge exchange, and enhanced visibility among potential customers.

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