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Garden Battles

MAY 2022

One hour. One set of materials.
Star-studded landscape design teams.

Garden Battles

Where Better Homes & Gardens meets Chopped!

Congrats to our 2019 winners:

1st place- Channel 13

2nd place- a tie between Spectrum News and Kids out and About

VOTE ALL WEEK! On display for the length of the festival.
Cheer on your favorite television and radio personalities as they battle it out in Garden Battles – a fast-paced event inspired by popular reality-based competitions such as Chopped and Iron Chef at this year’s Rochester Lilac Festival!

• Working with identical plant and hardscape materials, teams will create 15’x15’ gardens aided by Master Gardeners from the Cornell Cooperative Extension.

• One winner will make a $ 1,000 donation to their charity of choice. $500 goes to the runner-up’s charity.

2022 Teams Will Be Announced Soon!

2019 Teams

Channel 8 News WROC

TEAM: Channel 8
Kayla Green
and James Gilbert

Garden Battles Channel 8 2019 team
Channel 13 abc

TEAM: Channel 13
Scott Hetsko
and Mark McLean

Scott Hetsko & Mark McLean of Channel 13 News
Finger Lakes Organ Donation
D&C Democrat & Chronicle

Sarah Taddeo
and Will Cleveland

Sarah Taddeo and Will Cleveland from the Democrat and Chronicle Team
kellers kats


Gary the Happy Pirate, The Happy Pirates, and Debra Ross

Pirate Toy Fund
Radio 95.1 Rochester

TEAM: iHeart Media
John DiTullio
and Bill Moran

DiTullio and Moran
Wease Cares Children's Fund
Spectrum News

TEAM: Spectrum News
Michael Gouldrick
and Jim Aroune

Team Spectrum News
Wilmot Cancer Institute

Garden Battles action from 2019

Garden Battles 2019

2022 Sponsors

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