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Exhibitor Awards at Flower Show Announced

2016 Boston Flower & Garden Show Announces Annual Exhibitor Awards at “Nurtured by Nature” Themed Event

Boston, MA – March 16, 2016 - The Boston Flower & Garden Show today announced their list of annual award winners at their March 16-20 event at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. 13 total exhibitors collected prizes at this year’s show under the theme of “Nurtured by Nature," a celebration of the bountiful benefits of the garden and how floral arrangements, houseplants, and well designed landscapes can enliven and refresh our living spaces.

The panel of 48 judges ranging from non profit horticultural institutions, green industry professional associations and government agencies chose the list of deserving winners:

    • Best of Show Award (most meritorious exhibit): MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING- Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES - Fairhaven, MA
    • $1,000 Premium Award (outstanding forced plant material): MASSACHUSETTS HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
    • $3,000 Premium Award (outstanding forced plant material): HEIMLICH NURSERIES - Woburn, MA
    • Association of Professional Landscape Designers New England Award (most beautiful home landscape design): MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING - Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES - Fairhaven, MA
    • Boston Society Landscape Architects Award (excellence in landscape architecture): MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING - Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES - Fairhaven, MA
    • Ecological Landscaping Alliance Award (best design and execution of ecological concepts: MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING - Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES- Fairhaven, MA
    • Horticultural Club of Boston Award (horticultural perfection): NEWPORT FLOWER SHOW
    • Emily Seaber Parcher Award (excellence in landscape design of a naturalistic garden): MASSACHUSETTS HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
  • Landscape Design Council of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. Award l (excellence in landscape design in a professional garden): MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING - Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES - Fairhaven, MA
    • Landscape Design Council of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc. Award ll (effective use of garden ornaments, water features, specimen trees, or topiary): NEWPORT FLOWER SHOW
    • Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals Award (clear synthesis of landscape composition, hardscape materials, plant selection and finishes): MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING - Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES - Fairhaven, MA
    • Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Award (best exhibit staged by a MA commercial grower): RUTLAND NURSERIES - Rutland, MA
  • Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Ribbon for a Plant Society: BONSAI STUDY GROUP – Natick, MA
  • Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Ribbon a Non Profit Organization: MASSACHUSETTS HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
  • Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Ribbon for a Student Group: MCI FRAMINGHAM HORTICULTURAL PROGRAMS
  • Allen C. Haskell Award of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society (garden exhibit that shows distinction in landscape design with a heavy emphasis on color using rare and unusual plant material): MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING - Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES - Fairhaven, MA
    • Edmund V. Mezitt Award of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society (superior display using azaleas or rhododendrons): HEIMLICH NURSERIES – Woburn, MA
    • Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association Award (distinctive use of hardy plant material): MASSACHUSETTS HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
    • New England Nursery Association Award (best use of range of New England native plants and their cultivars): HEIMLICH NURSERIES – Woburn, MA
    • Worcester Country Horticultural Society Cary Award Certificate (best communicates to the public the benefits of using Cary Award winning native plants in the landscape through their incorporation in an outstanding landscape display): HEIMLICH NURSERIES – Woburn, MA
    • Worcester County Horticultural Society Silver Medal (plant society, school or other non profit organization which best communicates horticultural technique(s) to the public): BONSAI STUDY GROUP – Natick, MA
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Edible Plants: RUTLAND NURSERIES – Rutland, MA
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Fragrance: PLANT SOMETHING MASSACHUSETTS – Conway, MA
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Garden Ornaments: BOSTON OUTDOOR LIVING – North Brookfield, MA
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Garden Structures: MAINE STONEWORKS LLC – Kennebunkport, ME
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Kickboard: LIQUID LANDSCAPES DESIGN – Carlisle, MA
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Outdoor Living: RUTLAND NURSERIES – Rutland, MA
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Pavers: GRAYSTONE MASONRY & JOSEPH GRAY SCULPTURE – Gilford, NH
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Stonework: GRAYSTONE MASONRY & JOSEPH GRAY SCULPTURE – Gilford, NH
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Trained Plants: MISKOVSKY LANDSCAPING - Falmouth, MA; HASKELL NURSERIES - Fairhaven, MA
  • Boston Flower & Garden Show Award for Water Features: LIQUID LANDSCAPES DESIGN – Carlisle, MA

The Boston Flower & Garden Show is an extravagant five-day event featuring over 15 garden displays created by professional landscape designers and nurseries that incorporate plants, materials, and techniques representing this year's lively theme.  Visitors to the 2016 Boston Flower & Garden Show will enjoy a wide variety of lectures and demonstrations from top garden writers, industry professionals, and chefs; in addition to shopping from a diverse and lively marketplace featuring thousands of new gardening products and plants.

Where:

  • Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston

Dates & Hours:

  • Wednesday, March 16, 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Thursday, March 17, 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Friday, March 18, 10:00am – 9:00pm
  • Saturday, March 19, 10:00am – 9:00pm
  • Sunday, March 20, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Admission:

  • Adults                      $20
  • Seniors (65+)         $17
  • Children (6-17)         $10
  • Children Under 6    Free
  • Flower Show After Dark, evening discount ticket: $15 (Wed, March 16 through Sat, March 19 after 5pm)
  • Group discount tickets are available for advance purchase in quantities of 15 or more

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