Ledyard / Gales Ferry, CT – May 18th, 2012 – Sprigs & Twigs Inc. announced today that they have selected a winner for their $500 scholarship. Caitlyn Dollard, a Senior at Fitch Senior High School, was chosen, in part, for her essay about her love for the environment, chemistry, art, and how those things, combined with the loving support and encouragement from her family and teachers, contribute to her desire to study Landscape Architecture.
“Over the years, we have had a strong relationship with area high school and college students. Each year we encourage a promising high school student to get involved in the horticultural field and help make a difference our industry and the environment”, said Linda K. Lillie, President of Sprigs & Twigs, Inc.
Sprigs & Twigs, Inc is owned and operated by Linda and Bill Lillie and has served Southeastern Connecticut since 1997. They are a fully organic company that offers a full range of landscape design, installation and maintenance services specializing in environmentally-friendly low maintenance, and naturalistic landscapes. Sprigs & Twigs Tree Service provides professional tree care services including, removals, pruning, fertilization, aeration and cabling/bracing. Sprigs & Twigs Lawn Care Service provides a full range of organic lawn care services as well as mowing and trimming. Sprigs & Twigs also provides irrigation services, rainwater management services and stonewall, stone patio and walkway construction. Sprigs & Twigs, Inc was named 2008 Landscaper of the Year, National Finalist by Total Landscape Care magazine and was chosen for ABC-TVs Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Landscape and Tree Removal Teams for the Girard Project in December 2008. They have been featured on CNN and in FORTUNE magazine. They are 2012 award winners for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction from Angie’s List
and Talk of the Town News.com .
Linda has more than 30 years of landscape design experience and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Botany from Connecticut College. She is also a graduate of the University of Connecticut Master Gardener Program. Bill, a Certified Landscape Professional (CLP), has a Master’s
degree in Mechanical Engineering; his specialties include project management, rainwater management and landscape installation. Linda and Bill, along with two
other Sprigs & Twigs employees are Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals by the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA).
Sprigs & Twigs, Inc is a member of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), NOFA Organic Land Care Program, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) - Connecticut, Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Ecological Landscaping Association (ELA), American Horticultural Society (AHS), Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association (CNLA), Connecticut Tree Protective Association (CTPA) and Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD).
information about Sprigs & Twigs, Inc can be found at: www.SprigsandTwigs.net