Show Time !
Here are a few photographs taken at the show.
Pretty tough light to photograph under , but will work on correct color adjustment later.
The view from the outer main corridor walkway
The entry wall
A corner shot view catching both water features.
And a portrait shot taken by the photographer at the Marin I.J. newspaper.
As far as awards go, we took Best of Show and was given the Golden Gate Cup.
We also were given a gold medal for over all merit and the APLD award metal.
judges select award winning gardens at the
23rd annual san francisco flower & garden show
(San Francisco, Calif. March 11, 2008) – Awards were presented for display gardens at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show tonight at the Cow Palace. The daunting task of judging the show gardens was given to a panel of three judges handpicked for their extensive horticultural and design knowledge. This year’s judging panel consisted of David Stevens, Lucy Hardiman and C. Colston Burrell. In addition to selecting the garden that is “best of show” – the Golden Gate Cup – the three judges also determined how well the gardens achieved their declared design objectives and the quality of execution. They presented gold, silver, bronze or crystal awards to the following display gardens.
“Golden Gate Cup” (Best of Show):
A Zen Spa Garden (Also won “Gold Award,” “Association of Professional Landscapers Award”)
Designed and constructed by: Michelle Derviss and Miguel Chavez
Derviss + Chavez Design + Build
1408 Park Avenue, Novato, CA 94945
Four Additional Gold Awards:
“Jungle Skinny Dip”
Designed and constructed by:
Chris Schriner Nathan Beeck Gary Gragg
Brookside Garden Clear Water Designs Golden Gate Palms
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“Living on the Edge”
(Also won “Pacific Horticulture Magazine Award,” “California Landscape Contractors Award,” “American Horticultural Society Environmental Award,” and “California Assocation of Nurseries and Garden Center’s Award”)
Sponsored by: Designed by: Constructed by:
Diane Turner Davis Dalbok Mike Boss
Garden Design magazine Living Green Plantscape Design Rock & Rose+Birkmyer
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