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Temple University's 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit, Hip haven: Hangin' loose at a home refuge, won the following five awards.

Author: Gracie A. Laychock
view of exhibitNE corner and exit

Temple University's 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit,  Hip haven: Hangin' loose at a home refuge, won the following five awards. The show theme was  “Flower Power,”and located within the Pennsylvania Convention Center between 2-11 March.

  • PHS Gold Medal. Awarded to a major exhibit that receives 95 or more points out of 100 in the criteria of design, horticulture, plantsmanship, and educational value.
  • PHS Gold Medal Plant Award. Awarded for the best use of PHS Gold Medal plants in a major exhibit.
  • The Bulkley Medal of the Garden Club of America. Awarded to a special exhibit in the fields of horticulture, botany, or conservation. The exhibit must be one of exceptional educational merit that increases the knowledge and awareness of the viewing public.
  • Special Achievement Award of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania. Awarded to an exhibit of unusual excellence (under 1,000 square feet) in the category of conservation.
  • PHS Sustainability Award, for the educational major exhibit demonstrating the best use of sustainable gardening practices to the public.