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Communities In Bloom

Communities In BloomAwards

2009 National Communities in Bloom Champions


2013 Circle of Excellence - 5 Blooms


The Butchart Gardens Land Reclamation Award

2013 winner: Minto, Ontario – Palmerston Lions Heritage Park

A park/garden/green space for which the community was looking for new perspectives. Such as, but not limited to:

  • Reclaimed land such as a former quarry, dumpsite, or mine transformed to parkland for recreation or education purposes
  • Industrial land, such as brownfields, that have been decontaminated and developed as a park
  • Waterfront park developed on industrial land
  • Vacant wasteland or underutilized open space