Plant-de-monium!

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tueshorticourtHall B was buzzing with activity this morning has hundreds of gardeners brought in their horticultural jewels to enter in competition. The area was chock full of judges, passers, recorders and other plant experts, as well as nervous entrants on the periphery.

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In the photo at left, PHS executive vice president Blaine Bonham (right) works as a passer, appraising plants for entry. “It’s very meticulous work, actually,” Blaine said, smiling. “You have to make sure that the plant is correctly identified, is in the right type of pot and, most of all, has no bugs on it.” 

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