Sunday, February 28, 2010

PHS 2010 Preview Party Surprise!

As if our day could get any better after winning "Best in Show" - we showed up at the Preview Party to find 3 more awards decorating our sign and one tucked in our Display for a total of FIVE Awards!!!
So here is the rundown...
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Flower Show Award for the Best in Show 
Display Garden Floral

Best Achievement
Homage to Modern Floral Design

The Philadelphia Flower Show, Inc.
Silver Trophy ~ for the most Distinctive Exhibit in the Show

The Phyllis M. Craig Award
For the Best of Flowering/and or Foilage pot plants in display Garden-Floral Category

Special Achievement Award of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania 
Awarded to Exhibits of Unusual Excellence in the Category of Creativity
(1,000 Square Feet and Over)

Wow, Thank You!

Saturday, February 27, 2010

MODA botanica's BOX wins "Best in Show" at the Philadelphia International Flower Show!

It has happened again! Armas texted me this year (in a déjà vu, montage sort of way... since I was again in my car on my way to another event again this year....) "REPEAT!" with this image attached: 
To which I again replied (again) that I was "all teary"; and Armas said he "was still shaking" you can see from his shot of the trophy they had just handed him!
Our display started like this...:
(Spoiler alert!)
...and ended like this:

Thank You Michael Persico for the images! More will be posted soon, but check it out in person! The show is running through Sunday the 7th!

Saturday, February 20, 2010

MODA sets up at PHS Flower Show 2010

MODA botanica kicked of the flower show at 9:50 a.m. on 2/19 when our first 30k lbs. of the display was delivered to the PACC. Jane pepper thought it was pretty exciting: