2014 COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM GREEN THUMB GARDEN CONTEST

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:19 -- Okanagan
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The awards evening on September 17, 2014 at Benvoulin Heritage Church was well attended by the winners of this year’s contest and their friends. A celebration was held to honour the lucky winners, as they received their plaques and garden stakes to commemorate the event, which was sponsored by the Kelowna City Parks Department and Communities in Bloom Committee.

The 2014 winners are:

BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL GARDEN - Marion & Wyn Lewis, OKANAGAN VILLA

BEST MEDIUM SIZED GARDEN - Judy Land & Brian Chamberlain

BEST SMALL GARDEN - Vera & Brent Cumiskey

BEST GUERILLA GARDEN - KING’S GARDEN - Alma Ingbritson & Coleen McClain

BEST SCHOOL GARDEN - CASORSO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

BEST DESIGN FOR HERITAGE HOUSE LANDSCAPING - LINDON HOUSE - Linda Scott McDonald  & Donald McDonald

BEST LARGE BUSINESS LANDSCAPING - RECREATION INN & PATIO CHAOS

BEST GOLF COURSE LANDSCAPING - HARVEST GOLF CLUB

BEST DOCTOR’S OFFICE LANDSCAPING - SMALL BUSINESS CATEGORY - DR. Stan & Margaret Szombathy

BEST MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPING - BRISTOL GARDENS

BEST RENTAL APARTMENT FLOWER GARDEN - PALISADES APARTMENTS, WALNUT ST. - Victor Good for WITMAR Developments

BEST INSTITUTIONAL LANDSCAPING - CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE HOUSE GARDEN

BEST GATED COMMUNITY LANDSCAPING - SANDHAVEN

BEST SENIORS RESIDENCE LANDSCAPING - LAKESHORE PLACE

BEST CHURCH LANDSCAPING - ST. ANDREWS CHURCH

BEST COMMUNITY GARDEN - WILLOW PARK CHURCH, RUTLAND

BEST BLOCKS - S. PANDOSY - LAKESHORE from RAYMER to LANFRANCO

GARDENER OF THE YEAR - MASTER GARDENER, Darlene Cross

Thank you to the Okanagan Master Gardeners who assisted in the judging of this contest.

Congratulations to all winners. These are truly outstanding efforts by the winners and/or their landscapers and individuals who were involved in these great efforts to beautify our city.

Wilma Schellenberger, Communities in Bloom Committee Volunteer/Green Thumb Contest Coordinator

 

Photo courtesy Darlene Cross - taken at one of the nominees gardens.

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