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American Horticultural Society 2018 AwardsPierre Bennerup awarded the AHS Liberty Hyde Bailey Award
by the American Horticultural Society! 
The Liberty Hyde Bailey Award is given to individuals who have made significant lifetime contributions to field of Horticulture. This award was named for horticulturalist, educator and author, Liberty Hyde Bailey and was first awarded in 1958. We are very proud to be led by a man who has helped to make our industry what it is today. Pierre and all of the 2018 Great American Gardeners National Award Winners are featured in the March/April 2018 issue of The American Gardener. Read the complete article below for more information on these awards and the wonderful work Pierre and his fellow award winners have done to achieve this great honor. 
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Amy Hayes joins SBN Sales Team!

Amy Hayes joined the SBN Sales Team earlier this year and is handling sales and service for customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Southern 
New Hampshire and Southern Maine. 

Amy is very much looking forward to working with our Northern New England customer base and we are confident our valued customers will benefit from her extensive plant knowledge and field experience.

View more information here.


Pesto Perpetuo in BH&G

Sunny Border's own 'Pesto Perpetuo' featured as a "Beautiful Basil" in the June 2015 issue of Better Homes and Gardens!
We are proud to have our Ocimum citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo' included in this special Edible feature! Like we always say "It looks great and tastes great!" 'Pesto Perpetuo' will add zest to a summer garden or planter, while also adding zest to your favorite dish,
either as a garnish or ingredient! View the article 

Berlin Citizen Article
Berlin Plants Making It Big in NYC. Most Berlin residents aren’t aware that plants grown in their own backyard find a home gracing places like New York City’s Hudson River Park, the Barclay Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. But Sunny Border has been growing such plants in Berlin since 1945...

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2014 PPA Garden Media Award
Congratulations to our own David Culp who for receiving the 2014 Perennial Plant Association Garden Media Award! This award recognizes individuals whose educational and promotional efforts have increased awareness of our industry and perennials in general. The award presentation took place on July 29th, 2014 at the 32nd Perennial Plant Symposium in Cincinnati, OH.

> Read the Press Release
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3,000 Plants, and Then Some
NY Times - 3,000 Plants, and Then Some
It’s a shame that most of the voluptuous heirloom roses were dashed by the rains that have beaten down on David L. Culp’s garden recently.
Earlier this month, at their peak, they were draped like drenched silk ball gowns over the arbors and fences: Madame Hardy, Sombreuil, Climbing Souvenir de la Malmaison. “They’ve looked better,” Mr. Culp said, in something of an understatement. But in the grand scheme of things...

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Pierre Bennerup - The American Gardener
Pierre Bennerup featured in the November/December 2013 issue of The American Gardener! What an honor it is to be featured in a publication as prestigious as this one. Allen Bush, noted plantsman and Dir. of Special Products for Jelitto Seeds American division has written an outstanding article discussing Pierre’s role as “innovator and visionary in the American nursery industry.”

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The Layered Garden on Suzanne
"Suzanne visits gardening guru, David Culp, at Brandywine Cottage—a breathtaking garden where Culp showcases his mastery of plant-layering techniques. David describes how layering keeps his garden vibrant all year round.”

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
David Culp and Brandywine Cottage featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette! Check out the article at the post-gazette link below. As noted in the article, David will present a Summer Short Course tomorrow, July 11, at the Phipps Conservatory.

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NYTimes - David Culp
David Culp and his gardens at Brandywine Cottage featured in the Home and Gardens section of The New York Times today!

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Fine Gardening - Lori Davis
Fine Gardening is publishing article in their June 2013 issue written by SBN's own Lori Davis.  As an experienced horticuluralist, she writes about some uncommon plants: Actaea pachypoda ‘Misty Blue’, Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’, Syneilesis aconitifolia and Uvularia grandiflora.

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Fine Gardening - Lori Davis
The April issue of Garden Design featured an article on Dave Culp and his book, The Layered Garden.  In the photo pictured, Dave shows how one can think outside the pot with a little creativity.

Hort Magazine - David Culp
Horticulture Magazine featured Rob Cardillo's photo of one of our favorite groups of Hellebores, the D.L.C. Hybrids (aka Helleborus hybridus Brandywine™) on the front cover.  Another photo taken from
The Layered Garden!

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