Wilfred J. Jung Distinguished Service Medal

The Wilfred J. Jung Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to one Allied Trade member who has contributed significantly to the promotion of home gardening and garden communications. Candidates are nominated by the membership, recommended by the Honors Committee and elected by the Board of Directors. Self-nominations are welcome.

Wil Jung (pronounced Yung), was president of the J.W. Seed Company, a family business founded by his father, and later served as executive director of the Garden Writers of America from 1984 to 1991. 

2023 Honoree - Proven Winners® ColorChoice®

Past Honorees
Medal Winner Year Honored
National Garden Bureau 2022
Brent and Becky's Bulbs 2021
Renee Shepherd 2020
Bailey Nurseries 2019
Corona 2018
St. Lynn's Press 2017
Dramm Corporation 2016
The Garden Conservancy 2015
Monrovia 2014
Ferguson Caras PR 2013
Gardener's Supply Company 2012
Proven Winners 2011
All-America Rose Selections 2010
Fiskars 2009
Longwood Gardens 2008
Chanticleer Garden 2007
Brooklyn Botanic Garden 2006
All-America Selections 2005
Park Seed Co. & Wayside Gardens 2004
Fafard, Inc. 2003
Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association 2002
Timber Press 2001
J. Frank Schmidt & Sons Co. 1999
Davey Tree Expert Co. 1998
Sun Gro Horticulture 1997
Lilypons Water Gardens 1996
Klehm Nursery 1995
W. Atlee, Burpee Seed Co. 1994
Goldsmith Seeds 1993
Miracle Gro Products Inc. 1992