Flower City Feeling Good - Garden Contest


View the 2016 winners

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.  

2016 Winners

Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to the following award recipients:

Our Garden of Peace and Life - Best Community Enhancement Garden

320 Planet Street - Best Urban Farm

The Sofrito Garden - Best Use of Color

Fairview Heights - Best Community Engagement Gardens

80 Laney Road - Best Shade Garden Oasis

89 Reservoir Road - Best Use of Water in a Garden
341 S. Goodman Street - Best Cottage Garden

113 Comfort Street - Best Use of Art in a Garden

73 Amsterdam Road - Best Container Garden

The Charlotte Garden Team - Best Multiple Community Enhancement Gardens

46 Hancock Street, The Gardens at Miller & Clifford & Prosper Rochester Garden
- Seeds of Change Distinction

How to Participate 16GardenPict3

To nominate a garden for consideration, simply complete this entry form.

Recognition and prizes are awarded in the following categories:  

  • 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. Call 428-6770 for more information. 

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