Canada Blooms feature garden winners
By Canadian Garden Centre & Nursery
By Canadian Garden Centre & Nursery
Mar. 26, 2013, Toronto — Inspiring design and master craftsmanship in gardening and landscape construction and design were recognized at Canada Blooms.
Awards were presented at the Industry Night Awards Ceremony on March 21, recognizing creativity, innovative elements, overall design and interpretation of the theme “the magic of spring.”
The following feature gardens were recognized during the awards ceremony:
- Sheridan Nurseries Ltd. Award for Outstanding Garden (Small Size): Body and Soul by Shibui Landscaping
- S.G. Ulbright Award for Outstanding Garden (Medium Size): Spring. In A Box. by Holbrook And Associates Landscape Artchitects Inc.
- The Gordon A. MacEachern Award for Outstanding Garden (Large Size): Magic in the Garden (D.A. Gracey & Associates)
- Outstanding Interpretation of the Show Theme “The Magic of Spring” Presented by Isuzu Commercial Truck of Canada: The Sugar Bush by Near North Design-Build Landscaping
- Outstanding Representation of Sponsor Message Presented by Hub Sinclair-Cockburn: A Spring Gathering by Parklane Nurseries Ltd.
- Best Use of Bulbs Presented by Tradewinds International Sales Co.: Hope Springs Eternal by Kent Ford Design Group and M&S Architectural Ltd.
- Most Imaginative Garden Design: Otium by Shawn Gallaugher
- Outstanding Use of Artistic Elements in a Garden: Spring. In a Box. by Holbrook and Associates Landscape Architects Inc.
- Outstanding Educational Garden (For Students): Celebrating 100 Years of Innovation in Horticulture by Sheridan Nurseries Ltd.
- Outstanding Use of Trees: Natural Playground by Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds
- Outstanding Use of Interior Plants Presented by Brookdale Treeland Nurseries: Enchanted Greenery by Creative Garden Designs
- Outstanding Use of Annuals and/or Perennials Presented by Vanhof and Blokker: Wine Sensory Garden by Mori Gardens Design And Garden Centre Sponsored by Reif Estate Winery
- Outstanding Use of Water Presented by Aquascape: Magicool by Genoscape Inc.
- Outstanding Use of Natural Stone Presented by Beaver Valley Stone: A Spring Gathering by Parklane Nurseries
- Outstanding Use of Structures: Timeless… What’s Old is New Again by Members of Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association
- Outstanding Use of Pre-Cast Pavers Presented by Permacon Group: The Alchemy of Style + Technology by Unilock Ltd.
- Outstanding Use of Walkways: Magic in the Garden by D.A. Gracey & Associates
- Outstanding Outdoor Living Space Presented by Canadian Wildlife Federation: Take the Inside Out This Spring! By Royal Stone Landscaping and Design
- Outstanding Use of Innovative Elements in a Garden: Body and Soul by Shibui Landscaping
- The Garden Club of Toronto Award for Best Overall Use of Colour: Otium by Shawn Gallaugher
- The W.E. Bridgeman Award for Best Overall Use of Hard Landscape Elements: Natural Playground by Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds Sponsored by Canadian Wildlife Federation
- The Humber Nurseries Award for Best Overall Use of Plant Material: Hope Springs Eternal by Kent Ford Design Group and M&S Architectural Ltd.
- The Leslie L. Solty Memorial Award for Best Overall Creativity in Garden Design: Spring. In a Box. by Holbrook and Associates Landscape Architects Inc.
- The Landscape Ontario Award for Best Overall Quality of Workmanship: Body and Soul by Shibui Landscaping
- Universal Access Award: Natural Playground by Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds Sponsored by Canadian Wildlife Federation
- Judges Choice Award: Spring. In a Box. by Holbrook and Associates Landscape Architects Inc.
Canada Blooms was held March 15 to 24 at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto.