Washington, DC
“A Monumental Moment”
2003

Remember 2003?

Tour Gardens
Carolyn & Floyd Broussard
Magnificent pond with more than 3 dozen Koi and the pots of hostas
Roger & Shirley Channing
½ acre garden, huge ‘Victory’ in a barrel and raised beds of treasures
Jesse Cohen & Rich Galloway
an artist’s garden of sculptures and intricate garden rooms of contrast
Heather Hill
A Victorian ‘Painted Lady’ surrounded by cottage gardens & shopping
Louise & Jim Hourrigan
a nature lover’s work of art and a pool shaped like a mountain lake
Sandie Markland
A town house with a pristine garden featuring hostas and treasures
National Arboretum
A living museum and fabulous Asian collections along a river

Do you remember all the rain during this convention?

AHS National Awards and Honors

Alex J Summers Distinguished Merit Award Robert M. Solberg
Alex J. Summers Distinguished Merit Hosta H. ‘Corkscrew’

Outstanding National Auction Contributor John Machen, Jr.

NATIONAL TOUR GARDEN AWARDS – selected by convention attendees

Eunice Fisher Award
H. ‘Lakeside Lollipop’ Garden of Floyd & Carolyn Broussard
AHS Best Blue Hosta in a Garden Award
H. ‘Millennium’ Garden of Bonnie Reutenik & Ched Hudson
AHS Best Gold in a Garden Award
H. ‘Aztec Treasure’ Garden of Floyd & Carolyn Broussard
AHS Best Variegated Hosta in a Garden Award
H. ‘June’ Garden of Sherley, Roger & Nick Channing
AHS Best Seedling/Sport in a Garden Award
H. ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ Garden of Jessie Cohen & Rich Galloway

NATIONAL HOSTA SHOW AWARDS – selected by panels of judges

Best of Show
H. ‘American Masterpiece’ Hans Hansen
Sweepstakes Award (winner of the most blue ribbons)
Kent Terpening
Best Seedling/Sport
Sport of ‘Blue Cadet’ Randy Best
Best of Show- Design
“Beauty in the Landscape” Bonnie Mirmak
Best Container Grown Hosta
H. ‘One Man’s Treasure’ Steve Cunningham
Trough/Container Garden arranged for Effect
Sarah DaPra
Educational Display
Charlie Seaver

NATIONAL HOSTA SHOW AWARDS – selected by the convention attendees

AHS Best Blue Leaf Award (tie)
H. ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ Rich Galloway
H. ‘Blue Angel’ Elaine Malloy
AHS Best Gold Leaf Award
H. ‘Choo Choo Train’ Hans Hansen
AHS Best Green Leaf Award (tie)
H. ‘One Man’s Treasure’ Cindy Brito
H. ‘Lakeside Black Satin’ Kent Terpening
AHS Best Seedling/Sport Award
Sport of H. ‘Choo Choo Train’ Hans Hansen
AHS Artistic Design Award
“Beauty in the Landscape” Bonnie Mirmak

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