Awards and Recognitions

Fast Recipes logo Dr. Doug Welsh and Aggie Horticulture were featured on Fast Recipes on 18 February 2010.
Kidscoop Choice Award logo Aggie Horticulture’s Composting for Kids site was recognized with a Kid Scoop Choice Web Award! on 15 June 2009.
Texas Cooperative Extension logo Several members of the Aggie Horticulture Team received the Director’s Award for Innovative Application of Information Technology in Extension Education at the 2001 Texas Cooperative Extension Conference.
Texas A&M University System seal The Aggie Horticulture-PLANTanswers Team received the 1997 Texas Agricultural Extension Service’s Superior Service Award and the Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence in the team category.
ASHS logo Aggie Horticulture received the ASHS Extension Division Educational Materials Award, Consumer Landscape Management Category at the ASHS annual meeting held in Salt Lake City on 22 – 26 July, 1997.
Rated by Schoolzone's panel of expert teachers The School Gardens section of kinderGARDEN was awarded a Four Star rating by Schoolzone’s panel of over 400 expert teachers. This award was in recognition of the fact that it is a very good educational site: useful for teaching and learning and easy to navigate.
surfing the net with kids 4 star site The Composting for Kids slide set was rated “Wonderful!” and awarded 4 stars on 5/24/2000 by the nationally syndicated newspaper column Surfing the Net with Kids.
Classroom Connect Hot 5 Library Award Wildflowers in bloom and the School Garden resources section of Nutrition in the Garden received the Connected Teacher Hot Five Award for the week of March 23, 2000.
The kinderGARDEN section of Aggie Horticulture was named as one of the top 100 educational Web sites for 1999 by The Education Source (no longer online) newsletter.
studyweb featured site! Wildflowers in bloom, Composting Resources, and Earth-Kindsm Gardening were selected as featured sites in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the web.
highlights teachernet site of the week! kinderGARDEN was selected as TecherNet’s “Site of the Week” for the week of March 8, 1999.
Aggie Horticulture was chosen as an Ask Jeeves Silver Platter Site in recognition of the fact that we answer so many questions.
HMS Beagle Web Pick Button The Plant Tissue Culture Information Exchange site was chosen as HMS Beagle’s “Web Pick of the Day” for February 14th, 1999.
Horticulture Online Seal of Approval Horticulture Magazine reviewed the Wildflowers in bloom section of Aggie Horticulture and found it worthy of the Horticulture Online Seal of Approval.
Suite 101 Top 5 Website Aggie Horticulture was designated one of the Texas Top 5 Gardening Sites by
Education World Graded A Reviewed Site Education World “A” Rating for the kinderGARDEN site on October 1997.
Pacific Bell Knowledge Network Site of the Week PacBell BlueWeb’n Top Site of the Week for the School Gardens section of kinderGARDEN on 4/24/99.
Educational Index Top Site Aggie Horticulture was designated a Suite 101 Southern Gardening Top 5 Site
Old Farmer’s Almanac Editor’s Pick PLANTanswers
The Mining Company Gardening Best of the Net ‘Best of the Net’ Award from The Mining Company for PLANTanswers.
Orchid Award for Page Excellence Aggie Horticulture received the Orchid Award for Page Excellence Editor's choice logo BONUS.COM selected kinderGARDEN for their Editor’s Choice Award
Virtual Garden Pick of the Crop logo Virtual Garden Pick of the Crop award
Progressive Farmer Online Best of the Internet logo Progressive Farmer Online Best of the Internet award
Magellan 3 Star Rated Site Magellan 3 Star Rating for kinderGARDEN.
Times Pick by the Los Angeles Times for PLANTanswers Garlic Information Page on July 3, 1996

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