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2009 Garden Verse Awards

These are the 2009 Garden Verse Award winners, and the titles of their winning entries. Watch for Debra S. Sanders winning poem, Happy Old Gardener, in a print edition of Horticulture.
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First Place - $250 cash prize and poem printed in an issue of Horticulture

Debra S. Sanders

Happy Old Gardener

Second Place - $100 cash prize

Carolyn L. Mathews

Wearing Irene's Gloves

Third Place - $50 cash prize

A. Louise Staman

Georgia Simmer

Honorable Mention

Mary Gray


Madelyn Edelson

Toward Home

Jenny Doughty


Diane Hovey

To Know Love

Amber Henson


Kimberly O'Connor

One April