Hope is Growing

2021 Front Yard & Balcony Contest

Even though we must stay physically distant from each other at this time, Front Yards in Bloom allows communities to come together and stay connected.

Show us how proud you are of your front yard or apartment balcony!

Categories include
– Residential front yards
– Residential front yards – edible
– Apartment balconies
– Public places

Who can enter?
Any resident of Communities registered in the CiB National 2021 Virtual Edition Program.

Judging: Contestants are judged based on: curb appeal, tidiness, variation and balance, and originality.

Details:

Residence
• An appealing front yard that catches your eye, inspires smiles, and invites visitors to enjoy its beauty!
• May include a variety of plants, colours, textures, heights, decorations, and unique features

Residence – edible
• A yard incorporating edible plants into the landscape design
• Can include anything from vegetables and grains to fruiting trees, berry bushes, perennials, flowers or even mushroom A yard or garden with landscaping features and aesthetic appeal in front of a public building.

Balcony gardens
• Balcony gardens can feature flowers, edible plants and vegetables, decorations and birdfeeders and whatever your mind can create

Public place
• A yard or garden with landscaping features and aesthetic appeal in front of a public building.
• (front of a school, business, office building, multi-unit residence, church, community league, or volunteer association

Deadline to apply : 5pm, September 15th 2021. Entries received after this date will not be accepted

Prize: A Gateway Self Watering Planter from Equinox (the winner gets to choose their color of preference)