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Call for Nominations: Streetscape Mississauga 2009

Jun 17, 2009

The City of Mississauga is now accepting nominations for Streetscape Mississauga 2009 – Residential Front Garden Contest.

"Streetscape Mississauga is a partnership between the City of Mississauga's Parks staff and our three affiliated horticultural groups - Credit Valley Horticultural Society, Streetsville Horticultural Society and Cloverleaf Garden Club," said John Lohuis, director Recreation and Parks. "The partnership fosters community pride and builds upon the themes in the City's new strategic plan of 'Connecting our Neighbourhoods' and 'Living Green'."

Deadline: All nominations must be received on or before June 29, 2009 through:


Mail/In person:
Parks Division
950 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Mississauga, Ontario, L4Y 3W6
Attention: Stu Young, Parks District Manager
Reception Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fax: 905-615-3098

The contest is open to all Mississauga residents and focuses on front gardens only. There are two garden categories: large garden - frontage of 51ft. (15.5m) or larger and small garden - frontage of 50ft. (15.2m) or smaller.

Gardens will be judged by volunteers from local horticultural societies and the City of Mississauga's Parks staff. Judging will begin July 6, 2009 and the judges will evaluate each garden for visual appeal, overall appearance, general maintenance and individuality. Prizes will be awarded to the top three gardens in each category (small and large).

For complete contest rules and further information on Streetscape Mississauga 2009, please visit or call 905-615-3200 ext. 5484.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state of the art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.

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