Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Awards

 

Below you will find the Show Garden winners from the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Images of the winning gardens are located on this page.

2015 Show Garden Awards

Display Gardens–Gold Award Winners:

Over the Moon; A Garden Built With Love; Pining Over Yew—A Love for Every Season; Love the Space You’re In; Knotty & Nice…Here’s to WE time; Birds Do It…Bees Do It…; Rekindled Rendezvous; Lettre d’ Amorchid

Display Gardens—Silver Award Winners:

Romantic Folly; Step by Step, Side by Side; Will You? A Romantic Proposal in the Park; The Romance of Steampunk; A ‘Bio-Cycle’ Built for Two; The Root of True Romance: Beautiful Chaos…Love, Art, Nature; Three Phases of Love…Young, Passionate, Forever

Display Gardens—Bronze Award Winners:

Picture Yourself on Azalea Way; Will You? A Romantic Proposal in the Park; A Woodland Nymph’s Dream; Giovanni’s Grotto

 

Three outstanding gardens not included in the judging process included the South Lobby’s “Kissed by the Sun,” created by the Flower Growers of Puget Sound, “Romance Blossoms,” the 2015 Northwest Flower & Garden Show Theme Garden and the show’s popular “Wine Garden” created by Washington State Nursery & Landscape Association.

 

2015 Special Recognition Award Winners: 

Founder’s Cup (Best in Show):  “Over the Moon”, Association of Professional Landscape Designers

Ethel Moss People’s Choice Award:  “The Romance of Steampunk”, Whitby Landcare & Design

Fred Palmer Garden Creator’s Award:  “Birds Do It…Bees Do It…”, West Seattle Nursery

American Horticultural Society Environmental Award:  “Pining Over Yew—A Love for Every Season”, Oliana Gardening

Golden Palette Award: “Picture Yourself on Azalea Way”, Washington Park Arboretum – Arboretum Foundation

Fine Gardening Award: “A Garden Built With Love”, Adam Gorski Landscapes Inc.

Best Use of Theme Award: “A Garden Built With Love”, Adam Gorski Landscapes Inc.

X Factor Award:  “Step by Step, Side by Side”, Treeline Designz “360º Design Company”

Pacific Horticultural Society Award:  “Birds Do It…Bees Do It…”, West Seattle Nursery

Sunset Western Living Award:  “Knotty & Nice…Here’s to WE time”, Karen Stefonick Design

South Sound Magazine Editor’s Choice Award:  “Birds Do It…Bees Do It…”, West Seattle Nursery

425 Magazine Editor’s Choice Award:  “Knotty & Nice…Here’s to WE time”, Karen Stefonick Design

 

City Lilving:

People’s Choice: Ravenna Gardens
Best Plant Material: RHR Horticulture & Landwave Gardens
Best Design: Wight’s Home & Garden
Best Use of Them: Ravenna Gardens
Fine Gardening Magazine: Ravenna Gardens

 

Floral Competition:

People’s Choice: Lusher Life Design
1st Place: Tiaré Floral Design
2nd Place: Lusher Life Design
3rd Place: Blue Lace Design

 

About the 2015 Show Garden Awards

Founder’s Cup – Garden that is deemed best in show and a majority favorite of a committee of judges for the other awards. Recipient receives a rotating trophy which must be relinquished prior to the following year’s show.

American Horticultural Society Environmental Award – garden that best demonstrates skillful design that incorporates environmental stewardship in the garden.  Judged by Medal Show Judges.

Pacific Horticulture Magazine Award – garden that best demonstrates the regional nature of garden design.  Judged by Pacific Horticulture representatives.  A permanent plaque is given.

Sunset’s Western Living Award – garden most filled with fresh, useful, achievable ideas that enhance outdoor living in the West. Judged by Sunset editors.  A permanent plaque is given.

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

Best Theme – garden that captures the spirit of the 2013 theme, “The Silver Screen Takes root… Gardens Go Hollywood.” Judged by Seattle Film Festival staff. A permanent plaque is given.

“X-Factor Award” – garden that best captures the imagination of the next generation of garden designers. Judged by recent graduates of the regional horticulture programs. A permanent plaque is given.

425 Magazine Award – garden that dazzles thanks to smart design, creativity and originality. Judged by 425 Magazine editors. A permanent plaque is given.

Ethel Moss People’s Choice Award – favorite garden as voted by the public.  Recipient receives a permanent plaque, and a rotating trophy which must be relinquished prior to the following year’s show.

Fred Palmer Exhibitor Award – garden voted the most accomplished by fellow garden creators.  A permanent plaque is given.

Fine Gardening Award – garden that dazzles thanks to smart design, creativity and originality. Judged by Fine Gardening Magazine editors. A permanent plaque is given.