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Brookgreen Gardens Receives American Public Gardens Association’s Garden Excellence Award

May 30, 2019 10:13AM

Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina’s premier botanical gardens, has been selected as the recipient of the American Public Gardens Association’s (APGA), Garden Excellence Award. Brookgreen is being recognized by its peers as a public garden that has shown a strong commitment to supporting and demonstrating best gardening practices.

“We are honored to be a recipient of this award from the leading professional organization in public horticulture and are excited to share this news with our supportive community,” says Page Kiniry, president and CEO of Brookgreen Gardens. “Brookgreen strives to educate a diverse audience about sculpture, horticulture, and the ecology and history of the Lowcountry. This award proves that we are delivering on that promise.”

Started in 2003, the Award for Garden Excellence is an annual award given to a public garden that exemplifies the highest standards of horticultural practices.