Winners Announced for Kingston Blooms Awards

Published on: 2010/09/09 - in Releases

The winners of this year’s Kingston Blooms individual gardens awards were announced last night during a celebration at the Senior Staff Mess at RMC.

This year, gardens were judged on a point system instead of the Bloom rating used in previous years.

“It is always such a pleasure for our judges to visit Kingston’s loveliest gardens. Our gardeners are the people who really help make Kingston the remarkably stunning city it is and we all benefit from their considerable efforts,” says Sue Hitchcock, Communities in Bloom Coordinator.

Winners of the Awards – Communities in Bloom 2010

Best Children’s Garden
1ST Place – Dominic Robb

Best Street Appearance
1st Place – The Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast
2nd Place – Norman and Garry Bonner
3rd Place – Nadine Bax

Best Seniors Garden
1st Place – Manuel De Sousa
2nd Place – Inge Wells
3rd Place – Liliane Walton

Best Colourful Garden
1st Place – Manuel De Sousa

Best Shade Garden
1st Place – Zuby Saloogee
2nd Place – Trina Chinnery

Best New Garden
1st Place – Terry and Joanne Hetherington
2nd Place – Jacquie Brown
3rd Place – Brenda Vaudry

Best Environmentally Friendly Garden
1st Place – Dong Nai Restaurant
2nd Place – Petra Deane and Joshua See

Best Community Garden
1st Place – Barriefield Rock Garden

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Best Colourful Garden
1st Place – Colonnade Golf Club
2nd Place – Minnaker’s Flower Garden

Best Design/Appearance
1st Place – Cataraqui Cemetery
2nd Place – Empire Life
3rd Place – Best Western Fireside Inn

Best Volunteer Based Garden
1st Place – Barriefield Rock Garden
2nd Place – Ongwanada – Joseph Dominick Sensory Garden
3rd Place – Fairmount Home

Best Educational Institution
1st Place – Elginburg and District Public School
2nd Place – R.G. Sinclair Public School
3rd Place – Perth Road Public School

The Mayor’s Award (Best Garden in Kingston)
The Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast
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