Person of the Year

Person of the Year

Do you know someone in the "Green Industry" whose contributions deserve recognition? Gardener News will soon be accepting nominations for its 2018 Person of the Year Award.

This person must be from the landscape, nursery, garden center or gardening industries who best epitomizes concern for, involvement in, and dedication to those pursuits. Or a person who performs exemplary outstanding service to the Agricultural, Gardening or Landscaping industry.

The deadline for receiving nominations for 2018 is November 1, 2018.

Gardener News annually bestows our “Person of the Year” Award in our January edition.


2017 Gardener News
Person of the Year:

Gardener News 2017 Person of the Year

Kathleen Gagan

Past recipients of the Person of the Year Award include:

  • 2008 – Carl Nordstrom
  • 2009 – NJ Senator Nicholas P. Scutari
  • 2010 – Professor Jan-Marie Traynor
  • 2011 – NJ Governor Chris Christie
  • 2012 – Jeannie Geremia
  • 2013 – Craig Korb
  • 2014 – Senator Christopher ‘Kip” Bateman
  • 2015 – New Jersey Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Al Murray
  • 2016 – Jeff Morey