Awards & Recognitions

With hundreds of industry awards and recognitions, John Mini Distinctive Landscapes is nationally recognized for its indoor, outdoor, and holiday landscaping projects.

Our work is singular. The projects we take on present unique landscaping challenges, requiring us to create innovative strategies to make it work. As a result, we design and construct landscapes that are some of the first-ever in the industry.

Whether the project is large and complex, or intricate and nuanced, our team has not only accomplished it but also maintained it, proof of our enduring dedication to our projects and high-touch relationships with our clients.

  • AmericanHort Award

    The Lowline Lab

    2016 Plantscape of the Year Diamond Award

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  • National Association of Landscape Professionals

    French Garden Oasis

    NALP Grand Award 2015

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  • AmericanHort Award

    Holiday the Modern Way

    2016 AmericanHort International Plantscape Award

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Other Notable Awards

2016

  • Subterranean Park – Plantscape of The Year, International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Finely Tuned Green Machine – International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Holiday The Modern Way – International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Zen Island Utopia -   International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2015

  • Garden In The Sky –  International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Oasis Atrium –   International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Hotel Atrium –  International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Holiday On The Hudson –   International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Saving A Green Scene –   International Plantscape Award, American Hort
  • Rooftop Tapestry of Textures  –  Award of Excellence, National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)
  • French Garden Oasis in Midtown – Award of Excellence, National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)
  • Enchanted Gardens From Street to Sky -   Award of Excellence, National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2014

  • Winter Garden – Platinum Award, International Plantscape Award, PIA
  • Nordic Landscape - Platinum Award, International Plantscape Award, PIA
  • Holiday in Columbus Circle - Platinum Award, International Plantscape Award, PIA
  • Columbus Circle Courtyard– Gold Award, International Plantscape Award, PIA
  • Corporate Campus NYC – Judges Award & Grand Award, Award of Excellence, Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)
  • Winter Garden – Merit Award, Award of Excellence, Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)
  • Holiday in Columbus Circle - Merit Award, Award of Excellence, Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2013

 

  • Corporate Atrium NJ – Award of Excellence, PIA
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2012

  • Medical Technology Headquarters Atrium – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Upper East Side Retreat – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Upper West Side Rooftop – Award of Excellence, Exterior, Plantscape Industry Alliance
  • West End Terrace – Award of Excellence, Design, Plantscape Industry Alliance (PIA)
  • Urban Garden Room – Award of Excellence, Horticultural Service, PIA
  • Landscape Management Magazine – Top 25 Landscape Contractors in the Northeast
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2011

  • Upper West Side Rooftop – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network
  • Urban Garden Room – Award of Merit, Professional Landcare Network
  • Landscape Management Magazine – Top 25 Landscape Contractors in the Northeast
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2010

  • Hotel Courtyard Re-Design – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • Upper East Side Courtyard and Rooftop – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network
  • Cushman & Wakefield – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2009

  • The Water Club by Borgata – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • The Water Club by Borgata – Grand Award, Professional Landcare
  • Woodland Inspired Courtyard – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Sustainable Company Award – Professional Landcare Network
  • Community Service Award – Professional Landcare Network
  • Landscape Management Magazine – 150 Largest Landscape Management Contractors in the US

2008

 

  • Hotel Courtyard – Decade Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • The Water Club by Borgata – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • The Bronx Zoo, World of Birds – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Simon Properties – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • Landscape Management Magazine “Top 100 Companies in the Industry”
  • Interior Landscape Business Magazine “Top 40 Interior Landscape Companies”

2007

 

  • Long Island Plaza Winter Garden – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • Woodland Inspired Courtyard – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Decade Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Long Island Plaza Winter Garden – Award of Excellence, Plantscape Industry Alliance
  • Landscape Management Magazine “Top 100 Companies in the Industry”
  • Interior Landscape Business Magazine “Top 40 Interior Landscape Companies”

2006

 

  • Turning Stone Casino Resort – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • Winter Garden at World Financial Center – Judges Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Long Island Plaza Winter Garden – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Winter Garden at World Financial Center – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Woodland Inspired Courtyard – General Design Award of Honor, ASLA

2005

  • Turning Stone Casino Resort – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Medical Manufacturing Headquarters – Scapers’ Choice Award, Mid-Atlantic Conference
  • Upscale Shopping Center – Scapers’ Choice Award, Mid-Atlantic Conference

2004

 

  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center, NY – Award of Merit, CIPA
  • Private University – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

2003

  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Award of Merit, CIPA
  • Pharmaceutical Company Bamboo Garden – Award of Merit, CIPA
  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Best Project, Interiorscape
  • Hyatt – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Corporate Center – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network
  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Judges Award, Professional Landcare Network

2002

 

  • John Mini – Professional of the Year, Interior Business
  • Historic NYC Library and Museum – Decade Award, Professional Landcare Network Hyatt
  • Hyatt – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Newark Pennsylvania Station – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine

2001

  • Pharmaceutical Company Bamboo Garden – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Newark Pennsylvania Station – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network
  • Retail Center – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine

2000

  • North Atrium – Decade Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Jersey Retail Center – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

1999

 

  • Museum Butterfly Conservation - Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

1998

 

  • Avian Exhibit – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network
  • Simon Properties, Spring Display– Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine

1997

 

  • Winter Garden at the World Financial Center – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Simon Properties, Spring Display – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Care Center – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine

1996

 

  • Care Center – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network
  • Simon Properties New Jersey – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Simon Properties New York – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine

1995

  • Insurance Corporation – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Simon Properties – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Embassy Suites – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network

1994

  • Corporate Center – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • Woodland Atrium – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

1993

  • Avenue of the Americas Headquarters – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • NYC Library and Museum – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network

1992

 

  • Upper East Side Hospital, North Pavilion – Award of Merit, AAN
  • Corporate Center – Award of Merit, AAN
  • Historic NYC Library and Museum – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Historic NYC Library and Museum – Award of Excellence, FNGA

1991

 

  • Commercial Plaza – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • Corporate Campus – Award of Recognition, FNGA
  • Insurance Corporation – Award of Merit, Professional Landcare Network
  • Corporate Park – Award of Merit, Professional Landcare Network
  • Public Atrium – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

1990

  • Retail Center – Award of Merit, AAN
  • Woodland Atrium – National Landscape Award, AAN
  • Corporate Center – Award of Excellence, FNGA
  • North Atrium – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • Upper East Side Hospital – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

1989

  • Corporate Center – Merit Award, Professional Landcare Network

1988

  • Atrium & Bamboo Garden – National Landscape Award, AAN
  • North Atrium – National Landscape Award, AAN
  • New Jersey Atrium – Award of Recognition, FNGA
  • Service Corporation – Award of Merit, AAN
  • Insurance Corporation – Award of Merit, AAN
  • Electronics Corporation – Award of Recognition, FNGA
  • North Atrium – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network

1987

 

  • Woodland Atrium – Award of Excellence, FNGA
  • Marriott – Award of Recognition, Professional Landcare Network
  • Atrium & Bamboo Garden – Grand Award, Professional Landcare Network
  • New Jersey Communications Corporation – Award of Recognition, FNGA
  • Corporate Center and Tower – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine

1986

  • Insurance Corporation – Best Project, Interiorscape Magazine
  • Corporate Plaza Center – Highest Honor Award, CIPA

1985

  • Insurance Coporation– Award of Excellence, FNGA
  • National Bank – Award of Excellence, Professional Landcare Network
  • Service Corporation – Award of Excellence, FNGA

1984

  • Corporate Plaza Center – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

1983

  • Financial Corporation – Award of Distinction, Professional Landcare Network

1982

  • Manufacturing Corporation – Highest Honor Award, IPA
  • New York Public Atrium – Highest Honor Award, IPA
  • Marriott – Merit Awards, IPA

1981

  • Public Atrium – Highest Honor Award, IPA

1980

 

  • Manufacturing Corporation – Highest Honor Award, IPA

1979

  • Simon Properties – Honor Award, IPA