Winner of The 2023 PHS Philadelphia Flower Shows PHS Gardening for the Greater Good Award. Apiary Studio is a design-build landscape architecture practice based in Philadelphia. They are beyond excited to be exhibiting at the Philadelphia Flower Show for their second year in a row. Apiary Studio was founded in 2015 on the two pillars of experimental horticulture and craft-construction, which they try to apply in new and evolving ways to every one of their garden projects.
Delaware Valley University, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Science
Delaware Valley University is an institution of higher education focused on Experiential Learning. With almost 3/4 of a century of continuous exhibits at the Philadelphia Flower Show, Delaware Valley University strives to not only educate but to entertain visitors. Their goal at every show is to leave people excited and talking. The university's Flower Show Design/Build Studio course brings together students from across campus to learn the detailed fundamentals of design and fabrication.
Irwin Landscaping with Prairie Wind
Irwin Landscaping Inc. is a full-service design/build/install firm. From professional design through quality planting and construction, Irwin Landscaping Inc. provides a unique combination of services to meet all your landscape and hardscape needs. Although this is the first time Prairie Wind has headlined an exhibit, the owner Stephanie Hewett has been a long time designer and friend of the Philadelphia Flower Show. Prairie Wind was founded by Stephanie Hewett in 2004. A Kansas native, Stephanie came to Pennsylvania to train as a Longwood Professional Gardener. Upon graduating, she set out to start a maintenance company that caters to the most sophisticated and complex garden designs. While maintenance remains at the core of Prairie Wind's services, we also pride ourselves on our thoughtful garden designs and container plantings, both of which are a marriage of creativity and practicality. ""Prairie Wind"" (the name honoring her Kansas roots) consists of a small team of horticulturalists who use both classic techniques and ecologically responsible practices to design and maintain private gardens to the highest standard.
Jacques Amand LLC
John Amand's father Jacques was a Dutch immigrant who started a small flower shop in Covent Gardens, London that Jacques and John developed into one of the world's most sophisticated suppliers of exotic bulbs.
Lakeside School Green House
Winner of the 2023 PHS Gold Medal. Lakeside School Greenhouse has been in existence for 26 years, starting as a small hoop house, growing to a 5000-sq ft. greenhouse that grows over 30,000 plants annually for our 3 school campuses, plus our Greenhouse business which is open to the public. It provides students with hands-on opportunities in the horticulture industry as well as business skills by working with customers in our Greenhouse business. They are proud to be exhibiting for the 7th year at the Flower Show, and love having the ability to create exciting displays within the major exhibitors' division.
Laurel Brook Gardens
Winner of the 2023 Kate and Robert Bartlett, Jr. Award. Dedicated to creating Landscape and Garden designs that are as unique and special as each respective client!
Mark Cook Landscape & Contracting LLC
Winner of The 2023 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Silver Trophy and the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association Trophy. Mark Cook, the owner of Mark Cook Landscape & Contracting for 21 years, is a landscape designer and artist with a degree from Delaware Valley University in Ornamental Horticulture. His innovative designs, which involve a varied palette in horticulture combined with artistic architecture, have won him various awards in each Philadelphia Flower Show over the last 12 years. The awards include Best in Show in 2022, 2020, and 2017, and the Silver Trophy in 2014, 2018, 2019, and 2021. Mark also received a Gold medal award at the Singapore Garden Festival in 2018.
Mercer County Community College Horticulture Program
Winner of the 2023 Chicago Horticultural Society Flower Show Medal, the PHS Gold Medal Award, and the PHS Gold Medal. Mercer County Community College has been offering Horticulture as a major since the mid 1970's. The goal is to provide students with the knowledge and experience required to be successful within the industry or at a transfer institution. The Philadelphia Flower Show provides a fantastic learning experience for student volunteers.
Petit Jardin en Ville
Winner of the 2023 PHS Bronze Medal. Petit Jardin en Ville is a modern French lifestyle brand that brings floral design and outdoor living together. They have been based in Philadelphia, PA since 2013. They create garden style designs using beautiful combinations of flowers for your house or your friends, for weddings, private events, and celebrations. Their garden designs use native and perennial plantings to create dramatic roof decks and terraces, colorful window boxes, and beautiful back gardens. They believe in the beauty of simplicity and sustainability. Their Outdoor Living store offers a fresh contemporary and playful look with European outdoor furniture from Fermob, Ego Paris, Skargaarden, Manutti, and Kettal, as well as lighting from Vibia and accessories for your home and garden.
Susan Cohan Gardens
Winner of the 2023 Men’s Garden Club of Delaware Valley Award and PHS Bronze Medal. Susan Cohan, CPLD, FAPLD is the principal and design director of Susan Cohan Gardens, a full-service landscape design studio located in the New York/New Jersey metro area. For almost 20 years, Susan Cohan and her team have created landscape designs for discerning regional and international clients. The finished results are frequently published and have won numerous awards. From small courtyards to large country estates, Susan is dedicated to the creation of exceptional residential outdoor living spaces and gardens. Every project is highly individualized and integrates classic design principles with hand-crafted details and extensive horticultural knowledge. The results present the studio's clients with finished and furnished spaces that are responsive to their lifestyles, relevant to the sites, and environmentally responsible.