2013 Award Recipients

APGA Awards
The American Public Gardens Association (APGA) Awards is the professional horticulture industry's best showcase for the most influential, thought-provoking individuals and organizations. These award winners set a professional precedent for other individuals and organizations to follow.

 

Honorary Life Member Award 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Barnett, President & CEO, Mount Auburn Cemetery 
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)

 

Gerry Donnelly, PhD., President & CEO, Morton Arboretum

 



Award of Merit 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ed Schneider, Director, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum (pictured with David Price and Harry Jongerden)
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Meyer, The F. Otto Haas Executive Director, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania (pictured with David Price and Bill Lefevre)
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)

 



Professional Citation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Griffith, Executive Director, Montgomery Botanical Center (pictured with Frederick Spicer and David Price)
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sharon Loving, Horticulture Director, Longwood Gardens (pictured with R. William Thomas and David Price)
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)

 



APGA Service Award 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Bechtol, Director, Office Facilities Engineering and Operations, Smithsonian Institute and Gardens
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)

 



Award for Program Excellence 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance, State Botanical Gardens of Georgia (accepted by Jennifer Ceska, pictured with Ray Mims and David Price) 
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)

 



Horticulture Magazine Award for Garden Excellence 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah P. Duke Gardens of Duke University (accepted by Bill Lefevre, pictured with David Price) 
(Photo credit: Haute Photography)