Hall Of Fame Inductees


The individuals nominated should have made a significant impact or positive influence that assures the future of our industry in the lives of generations to come.


Once nominated, an individual’s biography and photo are updated on the site, and he or she is placed in the polls for voting. At the end of the year the committee takes into consideration the votes and decides which candidates are inducted.


Those with a star (*) next to their name below were either inducted posthumously or have passed away since being inducted.


Nomination Qualifications

  • Person with integrity and passion
  • Minimum 20 years in industry
  • Someone who has developed  or invented  new technology
  • Has made contributions that resulted in change
  • Contributed to mankind’s needs in his field
  • Provided education and encouragement  with self-sacrifice
  • Changed the industry

Robert J. (Bob) Tiglio*

Robert J. (Bob) Tiglio (1932-2005), Chairman of the Board and Founder of Hydro-Scape Products, Inc., was a pioneer in the field of irrigation. His innovations helped change and advance both contracting and distribution.

Bob served in the U.S. Army and later became a very successful contractor in the landscape irrigation industry in the early 1950’s. He made a name for himself as a respected irrigation contractor specializing in large commercial projects and golf course construction throughout the continental United States and Hawaii.

In 1975, he moved away from contracting and into the wholesale distribution of irrigation and landscape supplies with the establishment of Hydro-Scape Products, Inc. His original concept for the company, which continues today, was an innovative approach of providing full-service and supply facilities for irrigation and landscape contractors, all under one roof.

Inspired by Bob, Hydro-Scape Products in a leader in the irrigation and landscape industry with 19 full-service locations serving Southern California, Hawaii, and international markets.

The Tiglio family set up the Robert J. Tiglio Scholarship Fund at Cuyamaca College in 2005. These scholarships will go to students enrolled in the college’s acclaimed Ornamental Horticulture program.