Wilsonville, Ore. (September 6, 2017) – Walla Walla Nursery Co. captured the coveted Ted Van Even Best in Show booth award at the 2017 Farwest Show. The nursery won for its rich, plant-festooned booth that surrounds visitors in plant-covered walls. It also features a train set that winds its way around plant-covered tables, “delivering” sedums to market.
“The Farwest Show invites people to ‘Be Far From Ordinary,’ and Walla Walla Nursery did exactly that,” show director Allan Niemi of the Oregon Association of Nurseries says. “They went the extra mile to showcase the richness and diversity of the nursery industry in the Paci?c Northwest, as well as the strong, green focus of the Farwest Show.”
Walla Walla Nursery also captured a Best of Division award for Best Island Booth, Grower. Other Best of Division award winners included the following:
- Best 10×10 Booth – Little Prince of Oregon Nursery
- Best 10×20 or Larger Row Booth – Blooming Nursery
- 10×10 Booth – Fogco Systems
- Best 10×20 or Larger Row Booth – Plant Revolution Inc.
- Best Island Booth – NurserySource LLC
The show also recognized exhibitors who pushed the creativity on their booths with three Far From Ordinary booth awards. Winning the award this year were Little Prince of Oregon Nursery, Brooks Tree Farm, and Planta?or USA Inc.
The Farwest Show serves professionals engaged in the nursery industry and related trades, including retail nurseries, wholesale growers, landscapers, landscape designers, and others involved in the green industry. For more information about the Farwest Show, visit www.FarwestShow.com.