Overview

Members can recognize the achievements of their peers with a 2020 Honors Nomination. Self- nominations as welcome for all awards and honors. Current GardenComm officers and directors cannot be nominated for GardenComm Honors.

Winners will be honored during the Awards & Honors Ceremony on August 11 as part of the 2020 GardenComm Annual Conference & Expo in Williamsburg, VA. 

To honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to the GardenComm objectives, please click the next button below the category descriptions.
 
Hall of Fame Member is the highest honor GardenComm can bestow on a person whose life and career has materially affected and advanced the mission and values of GardenComm. Members only.

Honorary Member recognizes a non-member who has contributed measurably to the GardenComm mission and values through professional or avocational activities but is not otherwise qualified for GardenComm membership.

Fellow recognizes a member in good standing who has demonstrated exceptionally high degrees of skill, professional ethics and dedication to the GardenComm mission and values. Two members may be elected Fellows each year.

Wilfred J. Jung Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to an allied member who has contributed significantly to the promotion of home gardening and garden communications. Only one award winner may be named each year. Non-members are welcome.

Emergent Communicator Award recognizes a member under the age of 40 who has demonstrated exceptionally high degrees of skill, professional ethics and dedication to the GardenComm mission and values. One award winner will be named each year. Members only.

Cynthia Westcott Scientific Writing Award recognizes individuals who communicate new ideas, concepts or scientific findings related to horticulture and gardening in terms that are easily understood by laypersons. Non-members are welcome.

Green Medal Sustainability Award recognizes the accomplishments of individuals or allied organizations working to address wise and respectful use of the land. Non-members are welcome.

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