SUTTONSCAPES was recently invited to be a garden exhibitor (invitation only) at the Capital District Garden & Flower Show held in March, 2012 at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY. We were one of only 11 landscape designers chosen. These landscapers totally transformed the hockey rink into a remarkable new world of gardens, trees, ponds, fountains, and private vignettes of flowers, greenery and privacy.
The huge show with approximately 13,000 attendees included:
- 11 Garden and Landscape Exhibits
- 100 Flower Exhibits by local arrangers, florists and garden club members
- An outstanding Garden Marketplace featuring 150 vendors
- New York State wineries
- Plants, bulbs, flowers and seeds available for sale
- Plant Society Exhibits & Educational booths
- Soil Testing done by Cornell Cooperative Extension
- Live Flower Arranging Demonstrations Sunday at 12:30 pm
- Free landscape designs prepared by SUNY Cobleskill Landscape Design students
- Experts gave advice on a wide variety of gardening topics with over 50 featured lectures.
- Getting started: Tips for the New Gardener
- Cooking Demonstrations
- Raffle with over 100 prizes - a drawing every hour
- For the kids: playland, face painting, crafts & activities
- Garden Cafe' - the perfect place for sandwiches, salads, soups, coffee, etc.
- Plenty of Free Parking - school is not in session!
- On site parking lot Shuttle Services, Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 4 pm