Awards

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AFE Awards 8 Scholarships

This year, eight students will pursue a freshly awarded internship opportunity through the American Floral Endowment's Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program and Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program. “Investing in young professionals ensures they’re well... more »

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Texas A&M’s McKinley Recognized with AIFD’s Award for Distinguished Service

William “Bill” McKinley has been recognized by the board of directors of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) with the organization’s Award of Distinguished Service. McKinley is an instructional associate professor and director and... more »

GPN Eddie Award

GPN Named Eddie Awards Finalist

Several of Great American Media Services’ business-to-business titles, including GPN, have been named finalists in the 2022 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards, the publishing industry’s most prestigious and coveted honor for editorial and design excellence.... more »

SNA Sidney Meadows Scholarship

Sidney B. Meadows Fund Awards $26,000 in Scholarships

The Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship Fund, created in 1989 by the Southern Nursery Association (SNA), has announced the names of 13 students from seven southeastern universities chosen to receive academic scholarships this year. Eight of... more »

PPA Honors 2022 Special Recognition Award Recipients

Nine perennial professionals were recognized for their exceptional contributions to the industry with a Special Recognition Award during the Perennial Plant Association’s (PPA) 2022 National Symposium. Initiated in 1985 by PPA, the Special Recognition Awards... more »

2022 Landscape Design Award Recipients Announced

During the Perennial Plant Association’s (PPA) 2022 National Symposium hosted in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 10 landscape design companies were recognized for their exceptional projects. The entries comprise 11 categories based on residential, commercial, educational, temporary/seasonal designs... more »

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2023 Perennial Plant of Year Named

The Perennial Plant Association has announced rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’ as the 2023 Perennial Plant of the Year. ‘American Gold Rush’ is a stunning addition to any garden, according to the association. At the height... more »

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NGB Announces 6 “Year of the” Crops for 2023

National Garden Bureau recently rolled out all six of the 2023 “Year of the” plant classes at Cultivate’22.  For the bulb crop, 2023 will be the Year of the Amaryllis. For annuals, 2023 will be the Year... more »