Michael Dey and Rick Quinn of the HBA of Greenville present the Best of Show award to Rowdy Harden of Jeff Lynch Appliance and TV

More than 300 booths made this year’s Southern Home and Garden Show a success even before the doors opened at 12 noon on Friday.  Several exhibitors went all out and built booths that are worthy of awards.

A team of judges viewed every booth shortly before the home show opened and judged the booths in three categories:

  • Most Creative Display
  • Best Demonstration of Outdoor Living
  • Best Use of Technology
In addition, a Best of Show was awarded.
The following exhibitors won ribbons:
  • Best of Show
    • Jeff Lynch Appliance and TV, Booths 446 and on the Center Aisle
  • Most Creative Display
    • First Place: Southern Living Test Kitchen, on the Center Aisle (contributors include Jeff Lynch Appliance and TV, Stock Building Supply, Thirty-one, Greenville Carpet One, and Ingles)
    • Second Place: Green Hill Landscaping, Booth 710
    • Third Place: Southern Traditions Shutters and Blinds, Booth175
  • Best Use of Technology
    • First Place: Palmetto Outdoor Spaces, Booth 671
    • Second Place: Advanced Home Products, Booth 394
    • Third Place: Davis Services, Booth 436
  • Best Demonstration of Outdoor Living
    • First Place: Accu-Brick, Booth 410
    • Second Place: General Shale Outdoor Living Products, Booth 270
    • Third Place, S.C. Native Plan Society, Booth 409
The judges commented on the quality of the booths presented this year.  Among the winners, they liked the creative use of a 10×10 by S.C. Native Plan Society, the way Jeff Lynch invites visitors inside the booth, the attention to detail of the at Green Hill Landscaping, and the presentation of the product in Southern Traditions Shutters and Blinds.
“I want to thank all of the exhibitors for participating in this year’s Southern Home and Garden Show,” Rick Quinn, president of the HBA of Greenville, said.  “I also want to thank the award winners for building their award-winning booths.”