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May 29, 2008

Ranney wins top gardener award

Tom Ranney, horticultural professor based at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Fletcher, has received one of the American Horticultural Society's 2008 Great American Gardener Awards, the H. Marc Cathey Award.

Individuals, organizations and businesses receiving these awards represent the best in American gardening. Each has contributed significantly to fields such as plant research, garden communication, landscape design, youth gardening teaching and conservation. Recipients will be honored June 6 at the Great American Gardeners Awards Ceremony and Banquet in Alexandria, Va.

Posted by Natalie at May 29, 2008 02:54 PM