“Savanna” Garden Wins Best of Show

Savanna Garden Wins Best of Show

“Savanna” by Rock & Rose Landscapes & Greenlee & Associates, won the Best of Show award – and the Garden Creator’s award at the San Francisco Garden show yesterday. I wasn’t surprised. It’s a really beautiful landscape environment with tall grasses and reeds. There was also a raffle to win the garden with the proceeds going to San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum.

Here, Mike Boss is kissing the award.

Sneak Preview of the SF Garden Show

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There are some really terrific show gardens at this year’s San Francisco Garden Show. A tremendous amount of work went into them. There were a few that really stood out. The judges were looking for a garden that was well-designed and well built. looked for gardens with interesting plants that fit their environment. More than that, they were looking for a garden that had wow factor and a soul. Here are some pictures of some of the gardens and some details.

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Great Women of Landscape Design: Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

The country that brought us Margaret Atwood and Lacrosse is also home of one of the world’s greatest landscape designers. Her innovative and earth-friendly designs are breath-taking!

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National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa, Ontario, Canada

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Library Roof Garden, Vancouver Public Library

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Click here to listen to Cornelia Oberlander’s oral history.