Garden Design Awards

  • 2013 Tucson Botanical Gardens “Growdown!” participant
  • 2008 1st Place Professional Residential Xeriscape Award, Tucson Botanical Gardens/Arizona Department of Water Resources
  • 2004 J.D. Di Megglio “Artistry in Landscaping Award”
  • 2004 Best Residential Water Harvesting Award, Tohono Chul Park/ Arizona Department of Water Resources

Writing Awards

  • 2008 Chasing Wildflowers: A Mad Search for Wild Gardens. Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2007. Winner, 2008 GWA Silver Book Award.
  • 2006 Yard Full of Sun: The Story of a Gardener’s Obsession That Got a Little Out of Hand. Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2005. Winner, 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award.