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Green thumbs: register now for Kingston Blooms

June 15, 2015 -

Calling all green thumbs: it's time you received the kudos you deserve for keeping Kingston beautiful. 

"Kingston Blooms is all about recognizing the efforts of those who put their hearts and souls into lining our streets and neighbourhoods with gorgeous plants and flowers. We truly enjoy the fruits of their labour and they deserve our thanks," says Sue Hitchcock, special events coordinator for the City of Kingston.

Enter your garden in the annual Kingston Blooms best kept garden awards competition today:

Kingstonians will vote for their favourite gardens in each category online from July 20 to 31. The top three gardens in each category will be visited by Kingston Blooms' volunteer judges between August 10 and 21 (a professional photographer may also visit).

The Kingston Blooms awards will be given out on September 17.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

Twitter: @CityofKingston

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheCityofKingston

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.