PGMS opens 2024 Green Star Awards applications

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) announced that it is accepting applications for the 2024 Green Star Awards through June 22, 2024.

This program will salute the grounds superintendent responsible for maintaining a well-manicured landscape year-round. Grand, Honor and Merit Awards are offered in 16 categories, covering all types of private, public commercial and industrial landscapes. To qualify for entry, a landscape must be at least two years old and under the continuous maintenance of the current grounds superintendent for at least two years.

The awards will be presented during the 2024 PGMS Annual Conference Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with the Equip Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, from October 15-18, 2024. Award winners will be highlighted in the PGMS newsletter the Forum along with year-round recognition on the PGMS website and social media platforms.

More information on eligibility requirements, prior award winners and judging rubrics can be found at