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

Steve List

Steve began his horticulture career at Green Arrow nursery in 1976.

His next venture in life was and still is is his business in Landscaping. Many years went by and Steve continued his studies and working in the landscape industry.


 In the late 1990s Steve was asked to become a horticulture teacher at Canoga High School. Several years later he transferred to Sylmar High where he still continues to teach Ornamental Horticulture.

 First and foremost, Steve List is a teacher.  He is also, a landscaper and an Urban Garden Lecturer for the City of LA.



Steve freely proclaims, “This is my dream, my calling”.  And we all benefit from his dedication.