A graduate of Columbus College, Columbus, Georgia, Mr. Dorough has a liberal arts degree and is also a graduate of Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, with a bachelor of science degree in horticulture and design.
Doug has studied in France, England, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Greece, South America, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the Caribbean, etc.
Mr. Dorough was a trustee of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and chairman of its Long Range Grounds Committee, Grounds Committee Consultant for the Atlanta Historical Society, a Director or the Georgia Nurserymen's Association, and past President of the Greater Atlanta Nurserymen's Association. Served on the board for the Art Institute of Atlanta for landscape design.
Experienced, with over 40 years in the landscaping industry.
Abreast of continuing new developments in the landscaping industry through attendance at seminars and educational lectures.
Has Been Active in:
- American Society of Landscape Architects
- Associated Landscape Contractors of America
- Atlanta Historical Society
- Atlanta Botanical Gardens
- Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
- Greater Atlanta Nurserymen's Association
- Professional Grounds, Maintenance Society
- Royal Horticulture Society
- Southern Garden History Society
- GGIA (Georgia Green Industry Association)
- MALTA (Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association)
Winner of many awards for outstanding work in landscape design, maintenance and construction from Georgia's Nurserymen's Association and the Greater Atlanta Nurserymen's Association.