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Gerald Richardson Award

Best Integrated Privately Maintained Planting

Gerald Richardson Award

Motion from the Spring 2017 Board Meeting, Motion #5, carried:

That AIS establish a convention award, the ‘Gerald Richardson Award’ for the best integrated privately maintained planting at an AIS Convention garden as designated in the convention booklet. The award is to be given annually to a privately maintained host garden based on popular vote of convention attendees. An integrated garden is defined as a garden bed composed of iris and companion plants that displays the iris to their best effect as a landscape plant. The award shall be an acrylic or Lucite trophy engraved with the award name, year of award and host garden name. The AIS shall assume the cost of the award.

2023 Dallas, Texas

Reed Garden
Mike & Ellen Reed Garden
Farmers Branch. TX
Reed Garden
Schneider Garden
Runner Up:
Schneider Garden
Whitesboro, TX
Schneider Garden

2022 Las Cruces, New Mexico

Ayers Graden
Winner: 117 Votes
Scarlet Ayers Garden
Las Cruces, NM
Ayers Garden
Wilson Garden
Runner Up: 41 Votes
Wilson Garden
Las Cruces, NM
Wilson Garden

2019 San Ramon, California

Cummins Garden
Winner: 128 Votes
Irene & Jim Cummins Garden
Scott Valley, CA
Cummins Garden


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-- BobPries - 12 Feb 2019
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