|Jack J. Blandy, PCH
2013 Hall of Fame
Jack J. Blandy, PCH has received PLNA’s 2013
Hall of Fame Award. Jack Blandy is the founder and president of Stoney
Bank Nurseries in Glen Mills.
Stoney Bank is widely recognized as one of the Delaware Valley’s
premier landscape designers and horticulturalists. He began forging his
path in the landscape and nursery business more than thirty years ago
with a Temple University degree in ornamental horticulture.
Since then, Blandy has been a major exhibitor in the Philadelphia
Flower Show—and has won five Best In Show awards, multiple Philadelphia
Flower Show Awards, The Buckley Award, The Governors Trophy, and The
American Horticultural Society Citation for Garden Design. He also
served on the Flower Show Executive Committee and the Pennsylvania
Horticultural Society Council.
This year, Blandy’s company was awarded a Gold Award for Landscape
Excellence by PLNA for their restoration of Rose Valley Farm.
A Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist, Blandy served as a trustee
and chairman of the PLNA Foundation and currently serves on the PLNA
board of directors.
In presenting the award, Jim MacKenzie, president of Octoraro Native
Plant Nursery and PLNA’s chairman of the board said, "Jack’s work and
contribution to the industry represents excellence in so many ways. He
has created benchmarks that others in the green industry strive to