The 2023 AHS Environmental Award Winners:
Northwest Flower and Garden Show
Winner: Livingroom Landscape
Judges: Arit Anderson, U.K.; Danilo Maffei, CPLD, PCH, FAPLD; and Ross Bayton, PhD.
Won for their creation of a shade garden transitioning to meadow, with native plants and ferns opening to a sunny spot with grasses and daffodils.
Winner: Urban Designs, Inc.
Won for their attention to native plants in a natural setting, with interesting rock formations and a good mix of sun and shade plantings.
Winner: Treeline Designz
Judges: Holly Shimizu and Skipp Calvert (AHS board members) and Bevan Shimizu
Won for their timely reflection on current events. Their design, titled “In Search of Peace—A Tribute to the Children of the War,” offered a sense of tranquility using blooming rhododendrons, azaleas, amsonia and spirea with a moss carpet and a quiet pond.