Thomas Wirth Associates Inc. is the recipient of numerous awards for individual projects from professional societies and trade associations. Among these organizations are the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, the American Association of Nurserymen, and the Associated Landscape Contractors of Massachusetts. The firm holds the distinction of having designed the largest azalea garden in the country – The Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl in Pine Mountain, Georgia. While working with Sasaki Associates, Tom Wirth also led the team responsible for The National Herb Garden – the largest garden of its kind in the country at the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C.
The firm designed displays for The New England Flower Show for twelve years, serving the following organizations: Massachusetts Audubon Society, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Massachusetts 4-H Foundation, and the Massachusetts Nurserymen’s Association. The coveted “Presidents Award” for the most meritorious exhibition in the show was received for a “Spring Peeper Pond” comprised of native plants supplied by Weston Nursery.
Tom Wirth has lectured extensively at garden clubs, horticultural symposia, plant society programs, and at universities both locally and nationally. He served regularly as landscape architect for the PBS This Old House and The Victory Garden programs for twenty years. His publications include The Victory Garden Landscape Guide (1984), Better Homes and Gardens New Garden Book (contributing author, 1990), Plant Sciences for Students (contributing author, 2000), as well as many professional trade magazine articles. People, Places, and Plants magazine in its 2005 tenth anniversary issue, named Thomas Wirth among 50 of the most influential gardeners in the Northeast.
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