Wilfred J. Jung Distinguished
The Wilfred J. Jung Distinguished Service Medal is presented to a GWA Allied Trade member that, as a company, has promoted gardening in North America, helped expand the profession of garden communications and has supported the overall objectives of the Garden Writers Association and its membership. Candidates are nominated by the membership, recommended by the Honors Committee and elected by the Board of Directors. Self-nominations are welcome.
Corona Tools were born in the orange groves of Southern California in 1928. Our roots began with an invention that revolutionized the citrus industry. Since then, we’ve been designing superior garden and landscape tools for hard working professionals and gardeners, who take pride in a job well done. For generations, our customers have relied on Corona’s strength and durability.
In 90 years, Corona has established itself as a leading professional tool brand, primarily within North America. Our tools are carried in retail stores, local garden centers, and landscape, agriculture and arborist suppliers. Today, our sights are focused on the global stage.
Corona is part of a collective of the finest hand tool brands for agriculturists, horticulturists, gardeners, landscape and construction professionals. The cumulative experience of Bellota,
Burgon & Ball and Corona brands represents nearly 500 years of advancements in developing superior hand tools. With a global footprint spanning more than 125 countries across 6
continents, our brands have been the leading choice for generations of professionals who demand quality and lasting performance.
|Medal Winner||Year Honored|
|St. Lynn's Press||2017|
|The Garden Conservancy||2015|
|Ferguson Caras PR||2013|
|Gardener's Supply Company||2012|
|All-America Rose Selections||2010|
|Brooklyn Botanic Garden||2006|
|Park Seed Co. & Wayside Gardens||2004|
|Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association||2002|
|J. Frank Schmidt & Sons Co.||1999|
|Davey Tree Expert Co.||1998|
|Sun Gro Horticulture||1997|
|Lilypons Water Gardens||1996|
|W. Atlee, Burpee Seed Co.||1994|
|Miracle Gro Products Inc.||1992|