Larry Carnes, founder and president of Reflections Water Gardens in West Dundee, Illinois, is receiving four gold awards and one silver award in the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association’s (ILCA) annual Excellence in Landscape Awards. Carnes’ gold-winning creations are Beach Vacation at Home, Lakeside Retreat, Pond Life Calling and Summer Special in Barrington. Carnes’ front-yard Zen garden in Highland Park is receiving a silver award. The award-winning water features range from recreation ponds and waterfalls to water gardens and reflective pools and illustrate the variety, size and scope of contemporary outdoor designs.
Carnes will receive the awards at the ILCA Awards Night on Jan. 30, 2020 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. See more of Carnes’ work at www.reflectionswatergardens.com. (Photos by Caplan Studios Photography)