Nashville Lawn and Garden Show Announces 2018 Award Winners
C Jackson Designs of Rockvale was awarded the Best in Show Award at the annual Nashville Lawn and Garden Show, presented Thursday, March 1 through Sunday, March 4, at The Fairgrounds Nashville.
Additional awards for garden design and product displays were presented to companies and organizations from Davidson, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson Counties in Tennessee, and two additional states. Award winners were:
Nature’s Best Lawn and Landscape, Nolensville, TN - Ernie Hansel Craftsman Award for best use of construction elements in a garden and Horticultural Association of Tennessee Award for best use of plant materials;
Master Gardeners of Davidson County, Nashville, TN - Plant Awareness Award for best use of clear and accurate labeling;
Ponds by David, Mt. Juliet, TN - Reflection Award for the best use of water in a garden;
Josiah Lockard & Middle Tennessee Lawns, Hermitage, TN - Spectrum Award for best use of color in a garden;
Milkweed and Honey Farm & Farm in the City Community Garden, Nashville, TN - Alice Ann Chapman Environmental Award for garden showing sensitivity toward the environment;
Lone Oak Farm & Peacescapes, Nashville, TN - Floyd MacDonald Creativity Award for creativity and innovation in garden design;
Natural Creations, Nashville, TN and Southern Native Landscape Design, Hendersonville, TN - Show Theme Award for the garden which most clearly displays this year’s theme of “Guerrilla Gardening and the Urban Jungle;” the duo also received the Designers’ Choice Award for Best Garden.
Exhibitors in the vendor marketplace were honored as follows:
§ Born in a Barn, Franklin, KY- 1st Place for Hard Goods Exhibit Booth
§ D.H. Interiors – Runner Up for Hard Goods Exhibit Booth
§ Hewitt Garden Center, Franklin, TN - 1st Place for Green Goods Exhibit Booth
§ Colonial Creek Farm, Swainsboro, GA – Runner Up for Green Goods Exhibit Booth
The People’s Choice Award was presented to Jim Knestrick of Knestrick by Design for his floral design.
The show’s spectacular live gardens cover nearly an acre of space indoors, bringing an early taste of spring to Nashville. The free daily lectures offer advice and inspiration from experts. More than 175 exhibitors from a dozen states participate in the Show, the largest annual gardening event in the state.
The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show is presented by the Nashville Lawn and Garden Foundation, a not-for-profit organization. Proceeds from this year’s Nashville Lawn and Garden Show will benefit the Nashville Tree Foundation, Walden’s Puddle, Twelve Apostles Eagle Scout Project, and other community horticultural programs.