Little birds in a row

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Over the past 15 years landscape designer Melanie Rekola had been granted a number of prominent awards, the most notable
being a national award from David Suzuki. See Melanie’s video thank you message from David himself!

Canada Blooms Award 2017
“Do up the Doorsteps” category

Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence 2016
$100,000 to $250,000 category
Residential Construction Project “Priceville Paradise”
designed by Melanie Rekola, won by Bluediamond Pools.

Pool and Hot Tub Council of Canada Awards of Excellence 2015
Bronze Design and Construction award for fibreglass pool
Bronze Design and Construction award for vinyl pool restoration/renovation
designed by Melanie Rekola, won by Bluediamond Pools.

Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence 2015
$100,000 to $250,000 category
Residential Construction Project “Midhurst Magic”
designed by Melanie Rekola, won by Bluediamond Pools.

Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence 2014
$100,000 to $250,000 category
Residential Construction Project “Shanty Bay Play land”
designed by Melanie Rekola, won by Bluediamond Pools.

Featured speaker at “The Backyard Glam Tour” 2014

Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence 2013
$50,000 to $100,000 category, Residential Construction

Unilock Awards of Excellence 2012
Best residential front entrance

Unilock Awards of Excellence 2012
Unilock choice award, overall best

Featured in the “Unilock Designed to Connect” catalogue 2011-2012

Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence 2011
$50,000 to $100,000 category, Residential Construction

Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence 2010
$5,000 to $10,000 category, Residential Construction

Featured at “Canada Blooms” 2010 & 2011

Unilock Awards of Excellence 2009
Best residential front entrance

David Suzuki Digs my Garden Award 2008

Melanie meeting David Suzuki, after getting a national award from David

Articles featuring landscape design expert

Melanie Rekola

Backyard Colour Themes
Gardens Aging Gracefully
Weeding out the Garden Myths
Remembering the genius of Britain’s ‘greatest gardener’
Tiny Treasures The Rub-throated Hummingbird
Permanent Perennial Bulb Essentials
A Beautiful and Edible Landscape
7 Deadly Landscape Sins
Landscape Lighting
Enchanting Echinacea
Designing Your Perfect Poolscape
A Backyard for the Birds
Miniture Marvels
Landscape Design for Small Spaces
For the Love of Trees
English Cottage Gardens
Christmas Tree Trends and Tradition
Poolside Plantings with Panache
Glorious Grasses
Edible Flowers
Beauty with a Purpose