Nashville Lawn and Garden Show Announces 2019 Award Winners
Nature’s Best Lawn and Landscape, Nolensville, Tennessee, was awarded the Best in Show Award at the annual Nashville Lawn and Garden Show, presented Thursday, February 28 through Sunday, March 3, at The Fairgrounds Nashville. Additional awards for garden design and product displays were presented to companies and organizations from Davidson, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson Counties in Tennessee.
Award winners were:
Cumberland Herb Association, Nashville, TN – Show Theme Award Show Theme Award for the garden which most clearly displays this year’s theme of “Changing Times, Changing Gardens.”
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN – Best Use of Color Award for best use of color in a garden;
Josiah Lockard and Associates and Middle Tennessee Lawns, Hermitage, TN – Excellence in Horticulture Award for best use of plant materials;
Ponds by David, Mt. Juliet, TN – Best Use of Water Award for the best use of water in a garden;
Master Gardeners of Davidson County, Nashville, TN - Plant Awareness and Education Award for best use of clear and accurate labeling;
Gardens on Main, Lebanon, TN – Architecture and Hardscape Award for best use of construction elements in a garden;
Milkweed and Honey Farm, Clarksville, TN, with Josiah Lockard and Associates and Middle Tennessee Lawns, Hermitage, TN – Environmental and Sustainability Award for garden showing sensitivity toward the environment; and
Lone Oak Farm and Peacescapes, Goodlettsville, TN – Creativity Award for creativity and innovation in garden design.
Five vendors were recognized for outstanding displays, as follows:
· Cumberland Plants, Gallatin, TN – Green Goods
· Hewitt Garden & Design Center, Franklin, TN – Green Goods
· Nature’s Best Nursery, Lawn & Landscape, Nolensville, TN – Green Goods
· Orlinda Furniture Co., Orlinda, TN – Hard Goods
· King Custom Metal Design, West Helena, AR – Hard Goods
The People's Choice Award for floral design was presented to Donny Johnson, Rebel Hill Florist.
The show brings 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 Libby’s Legacy Pink Ribbon Garden Project at Farm in the City Community Garden, as well as other community and horticultural organizations.
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