Andy White (Bio)

Andy White - Owner, Designer, ConsultantAndy White is a nationally recognized, multiple award-winning landscape designer; Certified Member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD #167) for 20 years (1996-2016); Registered Consulting Arborist® (RCA #510) for 10 years (2011-2021); Landscape Industry Certified Manager (NALP) for 17 years (1999-2016); N.C. Licensed Pesticide Applicator (#4146); ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor (TRAQ); ASCA Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ).

Other information about Andy White:

Andy White - 2009 NCNLA Oakland Award Recipient.  Given

  • 42 years as a landscape company owner (Ohio and North Carolina)
  • 25 years as a North Carolina Registered Landscape Contractor (#959)
  • 24 years as a N.C. Licensed General Building Contractor (#28782)
  • Post MS Graduate Studies in Ecology, Univ. of Tennessee – 1977-79
  • MS degree in Ecology, Univ. of Tennessee – 1977
  • BA degree in Zoology, Miami University – 1975
  • 950+ hours of Continuing Education (CEUs)
  • Work has been featured in many publications, including American Nurseryman, ALCA Advantage, Landscape Contractor News, Lawn and Landscape, Carolina Gardener, Builder/Architect.
  • 10 different Design / Build projects have won a total of 12 national and state awards over the past twenty years, including ALCA Grand and Distinction Awards, and NCNLA Grand and Merit Awards.
  • Monthly and bimonthly landscape feature columnistBuilder Architect Magazine COA-sm for Builder/Architect magazine for 13 years. Frequent contributor / consultant to other industry publications including Lawn and Landscape, Nursery Notes, Asheville Citizen-Times.
  • Andy’s former landscape contracting company (Wayside ALCA Safety AwardLandscape Services, Inc.) was a perennial winner of numerous industry-sponsored (ALCA, PLANET) safety awards since 1988. These awards include “Fleet Safety,” “No Lost Time Accidents,” “No Vehicle Accidents,” and “Employee Safety.”