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Dorough Landscape has been in business for 50 years. Doug Dorough and his company are very well known throughout the landscaping industry as well as the residential and commercial communities in the Metro Atlanta area.

 

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Current Super Service Awards
Year Category  
2016 Landscaping
Super Service Awards History
Year Category  
2014 Landscaping  
2013 Lawn & Yard Work
2013 Leaf Removal
2012 Landscaping
2012 Lawn & Yard Work
2011 Landscaping
2010 Landscaping
2009 Landscaping
2008 Landscaping
2007 Landscaping  

Voted "Best of Gwinnett" 2016, 2015

voted Best of Gwinnett 2016

 

 

Business Hall of Fame winner

“Voted into Business Hall of Fame - Best Landscape Design Company in Lilburn” for 7 consecutive years – 2014"

“Voted Best Landscape Design Company in Lilburn” – 2013

“Voted Best Landscape Design Company in Lilburn” – 2012

“Voted Best Landscape Design Company in Lilburn” – 2011

Voted Best Landscape Design Company in Lilburn” – 2010

“Voted Best Landscape Design Company in Lilburn” – 2009

“Voted Best Landscape Design Company in Lilburn” – 2008

“Voted One of the Top 10 Landscape Companies by Yahoo” - 2008

 “Voted Best Landscape Company in Gwinnett”- 2007

 

Dorough Landscape Company has won many landscape & maintenance awards over the years for outstanding service, beautiful designs and gardens.

Mr. Dorough was one of the original founding trustees for the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.

Mr. Dorough spent 19 years landscaping, maintaining and restoring the magnificent historic Swan House at the Atlanta History Center.

He has been a guest speaker and given lectures at high schools, colleges, universities, flower shows, garden clubs and other civic organizations on the subjects of landscape design and landscape maintenance.

He has had regular tours of his gardens at his last home.  His work has been featured in the Sandy Springs Tour of Gardens. Dorough Landscape Company’s work has been featured on several Druid Hills Home and Garden Tours and many of the Connoisseur Garden Tours for the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.

Mr. Dorough was selected as the "Best Garden Designer" for the city of Atlanta.

Dorough Landscape and Mr. Dorough have been in several well-known magazines and newspapers.

Mr. Dorough holds degrees from both Columbus State University and Auburn University.

Mr. Dorough has been a member of such organizations as the Georgia Green Industry Association, Landscape Contractors of America, American Society of Landscape Architects, Royal Horticulture Society of England, Midtown Business Men's Association, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation,the Greater Atlanta Nursery Association, MALTA, ALCA, Atlanta Apartment Association and the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.

He has also held office in the following positions:     
 
Director of Georgia Nurserymen Association                                                        
Vice President of Georgia Nurserymen Association
                                             
President of Greater Atlanta Nurserymen Association
                                    
President of Decatur/Dekalb Men's Garden Club
                                    
Committee Member for “Peachtree - In - Bloom"    

Committee Member for “Fern Bank Science Center – Griffith House  

 AWARDS

Greater Atlanta Nurserymen’s Association,
In recognition of Environmental Improvements which compliments the beautification of the Atlanta area
“The Silver Spade Award” for Atlanta Historical Society maintenance – 1971

 G.N.A. Landscape Awards
First Place for Paces West Condominiums Residential – Multiple Dwelling – 1981

Greater Atlanta Nurserymen’s Association
In recognition of Environmental Improvements which compliments the beautification of the Atlanta area “The Silver Spade Award” for the Terwilliger residence – 1984

Greater Atlanta Nurserymen’s Association In recognition of Environmental Improvements which compliments the beautification of the Atlanta area “The Merit Award” Landscape Installation for Henderson Mill Condominiums – 1984

G.N.A. Landscape Awards
First Place for Residential Installation – 1985

G.N.A. Landscape Awards
Second Place for Atlanta Historical Society Landscape Maintenance – 1985 G.N.A. Landscape Awards First Place for the Blank Residential Maintenance – 1986

G.N.A. Landscape Awards
First Place for Variations Condominiums Commercial Maintenance – 1986

The Atlanta Historical Society
– Certificate of Appreciation For serving as an “expert” to The Garden of Cavalcade in recognition of outstanding service In the preservation of the history of Atlanta & the continuing education of her citizens – 1986

Greater Atlanta Nurserymen’s Association
In recognition of Environmental Improvements which compliments the beautification of the Atlanta area “The Silver Spade Award”– 1988-1989

Greater Atlanta Nurserymen’s Association
In recognition of Environmental Improvements which compliments the beautification of the Atlanta area “The Silver Spade Award” First Place for the Graham Residence Landscape Installation– 1987-1988

Greater Atlanta Nurserymen’s Association
In recognition of Environmental Improvements which compliments the beautification of the Atlanta area “The Silver Spade Award” Second Place for the Graham Residence Lawn Maintenance – 1987-1988

Georgia Green Industry Association
“The Silver Award” for the Kessler residence –Residential over $25,000 category- 1992

 

   

About Us

You guys are doing and always do a beautiful job at this home...and now this property is the best in the neighborhood. These flowers are beautiful! I walk this way every day just to see this yard !
~An admiring neighbor to William and crew

"3 days after William (and crew from Dorough Landscape) did the one time clean up, we received 3 contracts on the house and it sold IMMEDIATELY"
- Michelle, Lawrenceville, Ga.

"William and crew did a wonderful job clean up my property. I really appreciate all of your hard work, just wanted you to know that."
- Michael, Lawrenceville, Ga. 

"William and Carlos are wonderful, they really know what they are doing. My grounds have never looked this good & I am the envy of the neighborhood. I am so glad Bartlet Tree told me about Doug Dorough and Dorough Landscape Company" - Patsy of Lilburn, Ga. 

"Doug, your company and your crew are really very professional - they know what they are doing. I really love the new landscaping and new play area for my son. We will do the balance of the landscape this spring."
- Jeff, Buckhead, Ga.

"I am so glad I found Dorough Landscape Company. I am so pleased with everything they have done for me both landscaping and lawn maintenance. All the employees on both crews are always so nice."
- Diane Atlanta, Ga.

 "We’re enjoying the new look of our yard and the new grass is doing great!"- Mark, Lawrenceville

“I finally have the cottage garden I’ve always wanted. It’s everything I could have hoped for and more” -Carolyn, Dacula

“Even my son was impressed with the way the new landscaping and patio looks.” -David, Dacula

Since DLC corrected the drainage at our condo complex, I have not had I drop water in my unit.- Diane, Avondale

Mr. Dorough thank you so much for touching base with me to let me know the start date. I am so impressed with you and your company. I am so glad I choose you to do my work. I am going to add on to my contract and have you do more work when you arrive tomorrow. - Paula, Emory

The reason I chose your company is because your designer Brian, really listened and responded to what I had to say –Alice, Dunwoody

The suggestions made by Brian, the landscape designer, were the best I have heard from by three different companies. This is why I will use your company. –Paula, Decatur

I love my new flagstone walkway so much; I could do cartwheels down it. –Diane, Tucker

"Your service right from our initial contact, through the re-landscaping later that fall and the continued maintenance through today has been fantastic." -Richard, Lilburn, GA

"I would like to personally commend you and your staff for a job well done. Working with your company has been a pleasure - we wish all of our vendors were as responsive and committed to excellence as your company." -Adam, Commercial Property, Avondale Estates, GA

"This note is to thank-you and let you know how very satisfied we are with the design and maintenance work you have done on our property."- Douglas and Jari, Emory, GA

This is just a brief note to let you know how much we appreciate the work you did for us. The design is clean and simple and the plants are very pretty. We are espcially pleased with the way it all turned out." -Aubrey and Mary, Lawrenceville, GA

About Us

dougdoroughA graduate of Columbus College, Columbus, Georgia, Mr. Dorough has a Liberal Arts degree and is also a graduate of Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture and Design.
Doug has studied in France, England, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Greece, South America, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the Caribbean, etc.
Mr. Dorough was a trustee of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and chairman of its Long Range Grounds Committee, Grounds Committee Consultant for the Atlanta Historical Society, a Director or the Georgia Nurserymen's Association, and past President of the Greater Atlanta Nurserymen's Association. Served on the board for the Art Institute of Atlanta for landscape design.
Experienced, with over 50 years in the landscaping industry.
Abreast of continuing new developments in the landscaping industry through attendance at seminars and educational lectures.
Has Been Active in:

  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Associated Landscape Contractors of America
  • Atlanta Historical Society
  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens
  • Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Greater Atlanta Nurserymen's Association
  • Professional Grounds, Maintenance Society
  • Royal Horticulture Society
  • Southern Garden History Society
  • GGIA (Georgia Green Industry Association)
  • MALTA (Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association)

Winner of many awards for outstanding work in landscape design, maintenance and construction from Georgia's Nurserymen's Association and the Greater Atlanta Nurserymen's Association.

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