PHS Annual Awards Celebration

The PHS Awards ceremony is on March 5, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Philadelphia Flower Show. An invitation with details will be sent for the Awards event in 2019.

Awardees include the Medal of Achievement winner, Robin Potter, a PHS member since 2000 and a dynamic PHS Board member for over ten years and, Award of Merit honorees Jill Evans, Gabriella Paez, Hope Coates and Anne Coste. 



The Annual PHS Awards Celebration is intended to recognize achievements made in service to PHS and in furtherance of the PHS mission. Awards are bestowed to individuals and organizations who make contributions in the following areas:

  • Community Greening including but not limited to community and school gardening, tree planting and stewardship, vacant land management, green stormwater, and urban design activities.
  • Philadelphia Flower Show (not including those whose contributions would be recognized through the Flower Show Awards program for exhibitors).
  • Other, including but not limited to education, membership, library, Meadowbrook Farm, public landscape design and management, and board and governance activities.

After the presentation of the Awards of Merit and Medal of Achievement, awardees and their guests are invited to attend a reception with PHS Staff and Board Members.