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We are thrilled to announce the winners of our second annual Garden Rose Design Contest!

Our judges were Alexandra Farms President Joey Azout; David JC Austin of David Austin Roses;

Tomas De Bruyne, international floral designer and educator; David Coake, editorial director of Florists’ Review; Araik Galstyan, general manager of the Araik Galstyan Moscow International Floral Design School; and Galina Kondratieva, deputy chief editor for floristry at Moscow-based Flowers Magazine (Цветы). 

Visit our blog to see the full list of winners and more details on their designs.

First place / Wedding Bouquet

Floral Designer: Tobey Nelson, Tobey Nelson Events + Design, Clinton, WA

Varieties: Bridal Piano and Mariatheresia

Photographer: Suzanne Rothmeyer Photography

First place / Everyday Design

Floral Designer: Katie Noonan, Noonan’s Wine Country Designs, San Luis Obispo, CA

Varieties: Caramel Antike, Golden Mustard

Photographer: Ashley Ludaescher

First place / CIS Contest

Floral Designer: Irina Snatenkova

Varieties: Mayra’s Rose, Princess Kishi, Mariatheresia, Mayra’s Bridal Pink, Tess

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