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Vote for your favourite garden to win Kingston Blooms

July 22, 2015 –

Kingston's green thumbs have submitted photos of their gardens for your consideration.

"Kingston gardeners add so much beauty to Kingston summers. Show them your appreciation by making time to view and vote on their hard work," says Sue Hitchcock, assistant supervisor recreation programs, special events.

Go to www.CityofKingston.ca/GetInvolved to vote for your favourite garden in each of these categories:

  • Best kept large garden
  • Best kept small garden
  • Best kept small commercial garden
  • Gardening for the disabled
  • Junior Kingston Blooms
  • Most beautiful container

Voting closes at midnight on July 31 (one vote per person is allowed in each category). The three photos in each category with the most votes will determine which gardens will be visited by volunteer judges who will then determine the first, second and third-place winners.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 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. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

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.