Bill Holmes, landscape manager of the Summit House, takes the microphone at Marco Island's City Council meeting Monday to thank the Beautification Advisory Committee for extending condominium first place honors to his work. On the committee from left are Sandi Johnson, Linda Colombo, Sydney Mellinger and Barbara Murphy, committee chairwoman. Cheryl Ferrara / Eagle Correspondent
Traveling around Marco Island, it’s easy to see why five area landscapers walked away with the city’s highest awards in the Marco in Bloom competition. Their creations married breathtaking beauty with practical non water-wasting gardening, a requirement for high honors.
The awards were announced at the beginning of Marco Island’s City Council meeting Monday by members of the Beautification Advisory Committee.