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Dorothy E. Hansell Marketing Award Recipients

This award is a tribute to a woman who stood for excellence in horticultural and botanical journalism. Hansell was editor of the New York Botanical Garden’s Garden Journal, the newsletter and bulletin of the Holly Society of America, the American Bonsai Society Journal, and the American Public Gardens Association Bulletin.

Each year, this award recognizes outstanding work done by a garden in marketing, advertising, communications, public relations or journalism.

1979 - Newsletter: Missouri Botanical Garden; Map/Brochure: Strybing Arboretum

1980 - Press Release: The Dawes Arboretum; Technical Paper: University of British Columbia Botanical Garden

1981 - Postcard: Strybing Arboretum; Single-Subject Guide: University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum

1982 - Map/Brochure: Longwood Gardens; Quarterly Publication: The Morton Arboretum

1983 - Membership Brochure: Chicago Botanic Garden; Newsletter: The New York Botanical Garden

1984 - Annual Report: The New York Botanical Garden; News Release: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

1985 - Single Topic Publication: Huntington Botanical Gardens; Poster: Missouri Botanical Garden

1986 - Education Brochure: Massachusetts Horticultural Society; Postcard: National Tropical Botanical Garden

1987 - Quarterly Publication: Pacific Horticulture Foundation; Map/Brochure: Huntington Botanical Gardens

1988 - Membership Brochure: Atlanta Botanical Garden; Newsletter: Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

1989 - Education Brochure: Chicago Botanic Garden, Haverford College Campus Arboretum

1990 - Map/Brochure: Hoyt Arboretum, Longwood Gardens

1991 - Annual Report: The Haverford College Campus Arboretum, Memphis Botanic Garden, Chicago Botanic Garden

1992 - Membership Brochure: The Haverford College Campus Arboretum, Powell Gardens, New England Wild Flower Society

1993 - Newsletter: Callaway Gardens, Georgia Southern Botanical Garden

1994 - Rack Brochure: Blithewold Mansion & Gardens, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Highstead Arboretum, Norfolk Botanical Garden

1995 - Garden Guide Maps: Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, Vanderbilt University, The New York Botanical Garden, Chicago Botanic Garden

1996 - Membership Brochures: The University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden, National Tropical Botanical Garden,

1997 - Newsletter: Reeves-Reed Arboretum, National Tropical Botanical Garden

1998 - Special Event Announcement/Invitation: Fairchild Tropical Garden, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Botanical Garden & Arboretum

1999 - Educational Course Catalog: New York Botanical Garden - Continuing Education

2000 - Garden Guide Map: White River Gardens, Better Homes and Gardens Test Gardens

2001 - Membership Brochure: Garvan Woodland Arboretum, Leila Arboretum, Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve

2002 - Rack Brochure: Highstead Arboretum, Bok Tower Gardens

2003 - Garden Website: Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum

2004 - Annual Report: Cornell Plantations, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College

2005 - Newsletter: The Holden Arboretum, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Montgomery Botanical Center, Cox Arboretum & Gardens MetroPark

2006 - Development Brochures for Capital Campaign: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

2009 - Wayfinding/Guide Maps: Haverford College Arborteum Association, Norfolk Botanical Garden, Website: Lurie Garden - Millennium Park, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Wave Hill, Electronic Newsletter: Franklin Park Conservatory

2010 - Membership Brochure: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

2011 - Publication: Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University; Polly Hill Arboretum

2012 - Website: Lotusland

2015 - Small Budget: The Gardens on Spring Creek, Plant it Forward - Fighting Hunger from the Ground Up; Large Budget: Longwood Gardens, Longwood Meadow Campaign

2016 - BrandingThe Morton Arboretum, "The Champion of Trees"

2017 - Special Exhibit Marketing: Desert Botanical Garden, “Bruce Munro: Sonoran Light at Desert Botanical Garden”

2018Print Communications: Gardens on Spring Creek, "NoCo Bloom"

2019 - Stoneleigh Gardens: "Save Stoneleigh"; Longwood Gardens, Fountain Restoration"

2020 - Replant & Regrow, Naples Botanical Garden; Tree Week, Missouri Botanical Garden

2021 - "Everybody's Garden"; San Francisco Botanical GardensCheekwood, Where Flowers (Virtually) Bloom