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Show Gardens

City Living

Floral Competition

2017 Show Garden Awards

The gardens below are listed in the order they appeared on the People’s Choice voting form.

Blooming Abundance

Flower Growers of Puget Sound

This garden was not judged.

Herbed Butter

Northwest Flower & Garden Show Theme Garden

This garden was not judged.

Afternoon Tea with Mrs. Pumphrey

Fancy Plants Gardens, Inc. & Susan Browne Landscape Design

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Garden on Tap

Plantswoman Design, Inc.

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Good Times, Great Food

Nature Perfect Inc.

GOLD MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

The Fruits of Our Labor

Elandan Gardens, ltd

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Be Prepared – For Camp—Old Scouts Don’t Stop – They Glamp!

Pacific Stone Company, Inc.

BRONZE MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Emerge Refreshed—Italy, England, Bali, Home

Solera Wine Garden – Washington State Nursery & Landscape Assoc.

This garden was not judged.

Nourir les Esprits—Nourishing the Spirits

Treeline Designz 360º Design Company & Calluna’s Gardens

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Hanami 花見 — Savoring Spring

Washington Park Arboretum

GOLD MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Great Plant Picks

This garden was not judged.

Villa Primavera—A Retreat Inspired by the Amalfi Coast

Rich Landscaping Inc.

GOLD MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

An Evening in the Mountains

Choice Landscapes LLC

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Herbal Remedy—The Cure for Cabin Fever

Stone Works & Co.

BRONZE MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Bugs’ Abode: Life Under the Lettuce Leaf

Fancy Fronds Nursery & ALBE Rustics

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Pizzeria | Decumani

Adam Gorski Landscapes Inc.

GOLD MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

餅は餅屋  Mochiwa Mochiya—Rice Cake, Rice Cake Maker

Avid Landscape Design & Development LLC & Jefferson Landscaping

GOLD MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Honey! We Shrunk the Farm: Urban Farming in Style

Farmer Frog

GOLD MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

A Victory Garden

Dakara Landscape Design

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Orchid Garden Wedding Banquet

Northwest Orchid Society

SILVER MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

Mid-Mod-Mad…it’s Cocktail Hour!

Father Nature Landscapes, Inc.

GOLD MEDAL
Award Winning Garden

2017 Special Recognition Award Winners: 

Founder’s Cup (Best in Show):  Jefferson Landscaping & Avid Landscape Design & Development

AHS Environmental Award:  Farmer Frog

Sunset Western Living® Award:  Father Nature Landscapes, Inc.

Fine Gardening Magazine Award:  Father Nature Landscapes, Inc.

Garden Design Magazine Award: Washington Park Arboretum

425 Magazine Editors’ Choice Award: Choice Landscapes LLC

South Sound Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards: Farmer Frog

Best Use of Show Theme “Taste of Spring”Farmer Frog

Best Use of Color Award:  Father Nature Landscapes, Inc.

Best Use of Horticulture Award:  Treeline Designz 360º Design Company & Calluna’s Gardens

Professionals’ Choice Award: Choice Landscapes LLC

Millennials’ Choice Award: Farmer Frog

Marenakos Award Best Use of Natural Stone: Nature Perfect Inc.

People’s Choice Award: Choice Landscapes LLC

Palmer Garden Creator’s Award: Nature Perfect Inc.

City Living:

Best Plant Material – Rocky Bay Garden Creations
Best Design – Ma Petite Gardens
Best Use of Show Theme – Sky Nursery
Best Sanctuary – Rocky Bay Garden Creations
Fine Gardening Magazine Award – Sky Nursery
People’s Choice Award – Rocky Bay Garden Creations

Floral Competition:

1st Place – Fena Flowers
2nd Place – The Art of Forest Blooms
3rd Place – Young Flowers
Best Use of Show Theme – The Flower Lady
People’s Choice Award – The Art of Forest Blooms

About the 2017 Show Garden Awards

Founder’s Cup Award – Garden that is deemed “Best in Show” and a majority favorite of the 30 judges for the other awards listed below. Recipient receives a rotating sterling silver trophy which is passed on at the following year’s show. The award is bestowed during the NWFGS Garden Creators’ Appreciation Party.

American Horticultural Society Environmental Award – garden that best demonstrates the bond between horticulture and the environment, and inspires the viewer to beautify home and community through skillful design and appropriate plant material. Judged by Main Show Judges.

Sunset Western Livingâ Award – Garden that beautifully incorporates fresh, achievable ideas for outdoor living, while reflecting the West’s great natural landscapes in its overall plan and/or planting scheme. Judged by Sunset Magazine editors and writers.

Fine Gardening Magazine Award – garden that best balances the ideals of inspiration and attainability. This garden inspires gardeners to reach for new levels of design excellence and creativity while keeping those goals achievable. Judged by Fine Gardening editors and writers.

Garden Design Magazine Award – garden that best showcases innovative design, horticultural acuity, and inventive productivity. This garden illustrates why gardens are for people.

425 Magazine Award – garden that dazzles thanks to smart design, creativity and originality. Judged by 425 Magazine

South Sound Magazine Award – The garden that tells a story with its smart design, creativity and originality. The winner of this award will be eye-catching, breathtaking and interesting and will take judges (and viewers) to a different place.

Best Use of Color Award – garden the best incorporates dramatic color from leaves, forced blooms and winter blooming plants. A permanent plaque is given. Judged by regional horticulture experts.

Best Use of Horticulture Award – garden that best incorporates plants incorporating color, texture, size and shape to enhance the garden’s theme. Judged by regional horticulture experts.

Best Use of Show Theme Award – garden that captures the spirit of the 2017 theme, “Taste of Spring.” A permanent plaque is given. Judged in 2017 by acclaimed restaurateurs and a garden designer.

Professionals’ Choice Award – garden that best demonstrates excellence in design concepts, horticulture, and quality of execution to create a memorable show garden reflecting the highest level of workmanship by Association of Professional Landscape Designers-WA Chapter, WA Association of Landscape Professionals, and WA State Nursery & Landscape Association members. Judges by a representative from APLD-WA, WSNLA and WALP.

Millennials’ Choice Award – garden that best captures the imagination of the next generation of garden designers. A permanent plaque is given. Judged by recent graduates of the regional horticulture programs.

Marenakos Award – garden that best integrates natural stone in the landscape, using materials that support and enhance the garden’s theme and design. Judged by regional landscapers and stone masons.

People’s Choice Award – favorite garden as voted by the public. Recipient receives a permanent plaque, and a rotating trophy which is passed on at the following year’s show. The award is bestowed on Saturday afternoon during the show.

Palmer Garden Creator’s Award – garden voted the most accomplished by fellow Garden Creators. A permanent plaque is given.

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