The Content Of The Article:
- The expert jury
- The categories
- German Garden Book Award 2015: The winners
- Best Guide:
- Best garden portrait:
For garden lovers and passionate readers: Also in 2015, the expert jury around host Robert Freiherr von Süsskind at Schloss Dennenlohe chose the most beautiful, best and most interesting garden books.
All brilliant winners and the jury of experts at the award ceremony
Every year, the German Garden Book Award honors sophisticated literature on the garden and puts the beautiful topic of garden literature in the focus of those interested in literature. From guidebooks to gardening practice and photobooks of fantastically designed illustrated books to garden poetry, all genres are represented in the competition for the coveted medals. And this year again three selected MY readers were at the jury meeting of the party.
The expert juryThe jury of the German Garden Book Award consisted of Robert Freiherr von Süsskind from Dr. Ing. Klaus Beckschulte, German Stock Exchange Association of the book trade - Landesverband Bayern eV, Katharina von Ehren, International Tree Broker GmbH, the garden book expert Jens Haentzschel, the Burda editorial director Andrea Kögel, Dipl. Ing. Jochen Martz of the German society for garden art and landscape culture (DGGL) Bavaria North, Dr. med. Rüdiger Stihl from STIHL Holding GmbH & Co. KG and the managing director of the magazine BuchMarkt, Christian von Zittwitz. In addition, the members of my readers' jury awarded the best book in the "Reader's Prize" category.
A special program item: the personal castle garden tour with host Robert Freiherr von SüsskindIn 2015, the best books were awarded for the ninth time in six main categories and three special categories. More than 100 submitted books by 38 publishers were put through their paces by the expert jury under the chairmanship of the castle lord and passionate garden lover Robert Freiherr von Süsskind. The STIHL company as the main sponsor of the German Garden Book Prize awarded the € 5,000 STIHL special prize for exceptional achievements. For the first time this year there was a prize for the most beautiful garden poetry. The thematically annually changing Dr. This year's Viola Effmert Memorial Prize was dedicated to the large category of gardening calendars.
German Garden Book Award 2015: The winnersOut of the many great applicants, the following winning books were awarded this year:
Our MSG reader jury: v.l. Marion Sattler, Petra Vogg, Tobias MandelartzThis year our readers have nominated the do-it-yourself book "Bio-Starter - From Zero to One Hundred to Organic Garden" by Blv Verlag from Sebastian Ehrl. The jury is convinced that the book "encourages the reader to try out the organic gardeners themselves" and thus contributes to the lively hobby garden culture.
The three winning books in the category "Best garden guides"
Blackbox Gardening by Jonas Reif, Christian Kress & Dr. med. Jürgen Becker, Ulmer Verlag
Best garden portrait:
The Top 3 Garden Guides 2015
Ireland Glenkeen Garden by W. Michael Satke, Hirmer Verlag