Flower City Feeling Good - Garden Contest


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Cleaner, Greener, More Beautiful

Over the years, the efforts of hundreds of dedicated city gardeners and their contributions to making our city greener, cleaner, and more beautiful have been recognized through the Flower City Garden Contest. Any city gardener may nominate his/her own garden or a neighbor’s garden.  

How to Participate 16GardenPict3

To nominate a garden for consideration, simply complete this entry form or email garden information to 

Stephanie Benway at Stephanie.Benway@cityofrochester.gov 

 Categories for the 2019 Garden Contest includes:  

  • Best Container Garden
  • Best Use of a Water Feature
  • Best Educational Garden
  • Best Wildlife/Butterfly Habitat
  • Most Interesting Use of Art in the Garden16GardenPict2
  • Most Colorful Garden
  • Best Community Enhancement Garden
  • Best Urban Farm/Garden

This contest is a component of the annual Flower City Feeling Good series of activities and events.

Visit our horticulture programs page to learn about other gardening and related programs offered by the City.