Awards and Qualifications

A passion for gardening in the late 80’s led me to a career change and thus enrolling in landscape design at Ryerson Polytechnical, with a certificate achieved in 1998. As an active membership in Landscape Ontario, Connie enrolled in their certification program which raises the bar in the industry. “Certified Landscape Designer” received in January 2006.

Other accolades include:

March 2017: Feature Garden for Oh Canada theme at Canada Blooms.

March 2016: Feature Garden Award for the best representation of the theme at Canada Blooms.
March 2008: Connie won the award for the best representation of the show theme “Flower Power” at Canada Blooms 2008 with the groovey garden. See Canada Blooms “Groovey Garden”
March 2007: Designed feature garden at Canada Blooms winning 2 awards: The S.G. Ulbright Award for “Outstanding Medium Size Garden” and the Certified Landscape Designer Award
April 2007: Project manager for installation of garden at the Dream Gardens
March 2006: Coordinated garden for Canadian Gardening Magazine

April 2006: Participated in the National Home Show “Ask and Expert


Ryerson Landscape Architecture Certificate Program June 1998.

Landscape Ontario Certified Designer received 2006.
Fusion Landscape Professional (site water management) November 2018. Visit for a description. Professional member Landscape Ontario since 2004.