Jensen Landscape & Construction Company Takes ‘Best in Show’ for Residential Estate Work

Company Brings Home First Place at Recent CLCA Awards

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 11 — Jensen Landscape & Construction Company recently took “Best in Show” honors at the 2008 California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) awards show in Kona, Hawaii. Jensen, a leading provider of landscape construction and maintenance services in Northern California, won the prestigious “Stuart J. Sperber Memorial Sweepstakes Award” for quality construction and maintenance work on a Woodside, California Estate. The CLCA also presented Jensen with a first place “Statewide Trophy Award” in the Residential Estate category for its installation work on a Saratoga, California Residence. Additionally, Jensen Corporation Landscape Contractors, the company’s commercial arm, was recognized with a separate award for first place in the “Special Effects” category for its greenroof installation at the California Academy of Sciences.

“We are so pleased to have our work acknowledged by the CLCA,” says John Vlay, President and CEO at Jensen. “For over 40 years Jensen has worked in partnership with its clients to design, construct and maintain beautiful landscapes. With these awards, the CLCA has recognized the superior quality and craftsmanship we provide, and specifically in the residential estate category, our ability to transform the architect’s vision into beautiful, quality-crafted landscape environments that bring the homeowner’s dreams to life.”

For over 70 years, the CLCA has encouraged interest in landscaping, recognized outstanding landscapes, and bestowed public recognition on companies, institutions, municipalities and residents for their interest in a beautiful California. More information about the CLCA Awards can be found at

About Jensen

Founded in 1969, Jensen is a leading provider of landscape construction and maintenance services. Based in San Jose, California with numerous branch offices, Jensen serves clients in the public and private sectors throughout the San Francisco, Sacramento, Napa Valley, Central Valley and Monterey bay regions. Proud to be an employee-owned company, Jensen offers unparalleled customer service and expertise. The company’s flagship projects include the Pacific Shores Center; Walnut Creek Veterans Memorial; The Living Roof at the California Academy of Sciences; and headquarters at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Visit for additional information and to view samples of Jensen’s award- winning work.

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