Sunday, August 09, 2009

Rochester’s Flower City Garden Contest Deadline Extended

The deadline for entering the City of Rochester’s Flower City Garden Contest has been extended to August 7. The efforts of hundreds of City gardeners have been recognized over the last 18 years through the contest which is part of the Flower City Looking Good Program which focuses on urban beautification, environmental stewardship and healthy lifestyles.

Any gardener may nominate his/her own garden or a neighbor’s garden. Recognition and prizes are awarded in the following categories: best container garden, best use of a water feature, best educational garden, best community garden, best wildlife/butterfly garden and new this year best urban farm.

Call 428-6770 or go to for more information or to access the garden contest entry form.

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