January 21, 2021
On behalf of our NLGF non-profit 501(c)(3) Board after and exhaustive search, we regret to announce the cancellation of our 2021 Show. The new Fairgrounds Nashville Expo Center will be closed to events through June. You have shown great interest in proceeding, but unfortunately we are unable to locate a suitable venue during these challenging times. We appreciate your tremendous support last year, and every year. Exciting plans are already underway for an extra special Show when we return in 2022. Stay well, at peace, and keep on Gardening! We’ll see you all there!!
Todd Breyer, NLGF president
Nashville Lawn and Garden Show Announces 2020 Winners
Nashville, TN – Hewitt Garden and Design, Franklin, Tennessee, was awarded the Best in Show Award at the annual Nashville Lawn and Garden Show, presented Thursday, February 27 through Sunday, March 1, at The Fairgrounds Nashville. Additional awards for garden design, floral design and vendor spaces were as follows.
Garden award winners were:
Cumberland Herb Association, Nashville, TN –Show Theme Award for the garden which most clearly displays this year’s theme of “2020 Gardens in Focus.”
Orchid Society of Middle Tennessee, Nashville, TN – Best Use of Color Award for best use of color in a garden;
Nature’s Best Nursery, Lawn and Landscape, Nolensville, TN – Excellence in Horticulture Award for best use of plant materials;
Nature’s Best Nursery Lawn and Landscape, Nolensville, 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;
Nashville Foodscapes, Nashville, TN – Environmental and Sustainability Award for garden showing sensitivity toward the environment; and
Sumner County Master Gardeners – Creativity Award for creativity and innovation in garden design.
Winners in the Joe Smith Floral Design Gallery, professionally judged by members of the American Institute of Floral Design, were:
· 1st - Jim Knestrick, Knestrick by Design
· 2nd - CarryAnn Misamore, Fresh by CarryAnn
· 3rd - Leslie West, Accent Flowers Brentwood
· People’s Choice - Trevor Bradshaw, Gardens of Babylon
Five vendors were recognized for outstanding displays, as follows:
· Hewitt Garden & Design Center, Franklin, TN – Green Goods
· Nature’s Best Nursery, Lawn & Landscape, Nolensville, TN – Green Goods
· Maddie’s Hatbox – Hard Goods
· Kit & Caboodle Coop – Hard Goods
· Thyme on My Hands – Hard Goods
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.
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