Sunday, August 30, 2015

2013 Flower Show Awards

Here is the list of major exhibitors who won feature awards at the Philly Flower show.

2013 Flower Show Awards

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Here is the list of major exhibitors who won feature awards at the Philly Flower show:

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Cup (Landscape) - Best in show award, for the highest-scoring Landscape major exhibit in the show: Michael Petrie's Handmade Gardens

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Cup (Floral) - Best in show award, for the highest-scoring Floral major exhibit in the show: Schaffer Designs

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Silver Trophy (Landscape) - for the Landscape major exhibit receiving the second-highest number of points: Waldor Orchids

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Silver Trophy (Floral) - for the Floral major exhibit receiving the second-highest number of points: Robertson's Flowers

The Alfred M. Campbell Memorial Trophy - for the educational major exhibit that demonstrates the most successful use of a variety of plant in a unique fashion: Temple University Ambler, School of Environmental Design

The Mayor's Trophy - for the Landscape major exhibit under 1,000 square feet that demonstrates the most innovative or unique design: Hunter Hayes Landscape Design

The Governor's Trophy - for the Landscape major exhibit 1,000 square feet or over that demonstrates the most innovative or unique design: J. Downend Landscaping

The Philadelphia Trophy - for the Landscape major exhibit that demonstrates the best use of color: Mark Cook Landscape Contracting, LLC

The PHS Council Trophy
- for the Landscape major exhibit with the most accomplished display of forced plants:  Stoney Bank Nurseries

Chicago Horticultural Society Flower Show Medal - to an Educational exhibit showing outstanding horticultural skill and knowledge in a nationally recognized flower show: U.S. EPA Region III and Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades

Massachusetts Horticultural Society Gold Medal
- to the Plant Society exhibit demonstrating the best use of design: Delaware Valley Fern & Wildflower Society

The Phyllis M. Craig Award - to the Floral major exhibit demonstrating the best use of color in flowering and/or foliage plants in an innovative or unique design: Petals Lane

PHS Sustainability Award
- for the Educational major exhibit demonstrating the best use of sustainable gardening practices to the public: Horticulture Academy of Abraham Lincoln High School

Inquirer Staff Writer
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Ginny Smith, a Philadelphia native, joined the Inquirer at 1985. After stints as both reporter and editor in the city and suburbs, she’s been happily writing – and learning - about gardening full time since 2006. She’s won two silver medals of achievement from the national Garden Writers Association and in 2011, Bartram’s Garden honored her with its Green Exemplar award for her stories about “the region’s deeply rooted horticultural history, cultural attractions and bountiful gardens.” She plays in her own – mostly - bountiful garden in East Falls. Reach Virginia A. at vsmith@phillynews.com .

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