The 2016 Planters Invitational was a home run! Over 500 people attended the opening and saw planters presented in unique ways.
LongHouse friend and gardener extraordinaire Martha Stewart judged the entries and awarded the ribbons:
First Place and People's Choice (tie): Summerhill Landscapes, "A Piece of the Universe"
Second Place: Landcraft Environments, LTD
Third Place: Michael Derrig, Landscape Details
Honorable Mention: Kathleen Marder, Marders
Honorable Mention: Justin Terzi, Justin Terzi Design
People's Choice (tie): Tony Piazza/Piazza Horticultural and Tony Ingrao/Ingrao, Inc.
Participants: 2100built, Broken Arrow Nursery, Broadview Gardens EH, Inc., DeMauro + DeMauro Gardens, Gardeneering, Jessie Le Baron Gardens, Justin Terzi Design, Hamptons Grass & Bamboo, Landcraft Environments Ltd., Hedges and Gardens, Landscape Details, Marders, Nico Yektai, Old Westbury Gardens, Soil Inc., Summerhill Landscapes, The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons, Unlimited Earth Care, Piazza Horticultural, Ingrao Inc., Wild Orchid Gardens, The Irony Ltd.