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Australian Horticulturist of the Year 2012
The Greenwall Company are proud to announce that on Saturday November 10, Founder of the company Mark Paul received the highest annual award to be given to a Horticulturist in Australia, The Australian Horticulturist of the Year Award 2012 at the Melbourne AIH National Awards Dinner.
Mark Paul, Director and Founder of The Greenwall Company says, “I’m thrilled to have received such a highly regarded award within my industry as there were a number of great candidates in my section. Horticulture is a clear passion of mine and I’m committed to greening the built environment, so this is a great achievement for me.”
The Australian Horticulturist of the Year Awards aim to both inspire and challenge horticulturists in their practice and to promote their skills and achievements to the public. This Award was presented for outstanding contribution to a horticultural project of merit, including horticulture education or horticulture media. The award was judged on the following:
- Originality, innovation or quality of horticultural work (50%);
- Meeting the client’s needs and budget (30%)
- Community, environmental and social considerations (20%)
- Primarily based on horticultural merit
Mark Paul has over 25 years experience in the horticultural industry and has become a name synonymous with reclaiming the built environment, a passion he has had since childhood. Mark’s most recent achievements range from completion of the tallest greenwall in Australia, implementation of a community schools program through to tailor made residential installations in homes nation-wide. To date, Mark Paul has reclaimed ,000s sqm of the built environment and is now Australia’s leading greenwall expert, having installed over 200 greenwalls in Australia, New Zealand and Brasil.