Bountiful City officials have bestowed their fourth annual landscaping awards on five families and five businesses.

The awards are to recognize those who help Bountiful live up to its motto, "City of Beautiful Homes and Gardens," said Mayor Bob Linnell.Based on a subjective judgment by city planner Jon Reed Boothe, the awards were given according to the best use of trees, shrubs and annuals "to create a pleasing relationship." The criteria also included how well the grounds were maintained.

Recipients of the residential landscaping awards were Mr. and Mrs. LaVance Nelson, 1608 S. 400 East; Mr. and Mrs. Bert H. Page, 403 E. Center; Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Hadley, 387 N. 1300 East; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Griffiths, 970 E. Millstream Way; Mr. and Mrs. Reese Anderson, 548 E. 1400 South.

Winners of the best commercial landscaping were Carrington Place, 830 N. 500 West, Melanie Smith, manager; Rainbo Oil, 515 S. 500 West, Frank Sida, owner; Park View Office Building, 380 N. 200 West, Steven Clapham, co-owner; Albertson's Food Center, 155 W. 500 South, Fred Larson, manager; and Lee's Cafe, 490 S. 500 West, Brent Epperson, owner.