Spring Meadow Nursery receives Gold and Silver 2019 GardenComm Media Awards

In September, 2019, Spring Meadow Nursery was honored with Gold and Silver Medals of Achievement at the 2019 Media Awards, presented by GardenComm: Garden Communicators International.

This national award recognizes individuals and companies who achieve the highest levels of talent and professionalism in garden communications. The 2019 competition featured hundreds of entries in over 50 categories in the areas of writing, photography, digital media, broadcast media, publishing, speaking and trade. The award recipients were announced on Saturday, September 7 at the 2019 GardenComm Awards & Honors Dinner.

Spring Meadow’s Stacey Hirvela and Shannon Downey received the Gold Medal of Achievement for their publication titled “A New Vision for Hardy Hydrangeas.” The booklet is an in-depth look at the Proven Winners® ColorChoice® line of hardy hydrangeas with plant descriptions, breeder information and large, full-color photography.

A Silver Medal of Achievement was earned for the recently-released Spring Meadow Nursery website, designed by Stacey Hirvela and the Grand Rapids-based marketing and design firm, Cull Group.  

Since the early 1980s, the GardenComm Media Awards program has recognized outstanding writing, photography, graphic design and illustration for books, newspaper stories, magazine articles and other gardening-focused works.

“We had an extraordinary response to Media Award entries this year and were very pleased by the diversity among GardenComm members and their innovative approach to the horticulture industry,” said GardenComm president Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp. “We were very impressed with the quality of their work. It’s a unique group of creative professionals.”

To view all the 2019 GardenComm Media Award recipients, visit www.gardencomm.org. For more information about this award, contact Crystal Goodremote Rankin at 212.297.2140 or CRankin@kellencompany.com.