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Annual City-Wide Front Garden Contest Announces Winners

Aug 18, 2011

The City of Mississauga, in partnership with local horticultural societies, announces the winners of Streetscape Mississauga.

Large Garden
First Place: Claudia Shadursky
Second Place: Liz Malicki
Third Place: Marylyne Brown
  
Small Garden
First Place: Nicola Hall
Second Place: Jana & John Redegeld
Third Place: Eva Martini
  
Townhouse Garden
First Place: Julie Poce & Bruce Turner
Second Place: Karen Griffith
Third Place: Margret Rushke

Best B.I.A. Streetscape
Streetsville Business Improvement Association
  
"Streetscape Mississauga inspires residents to enhance the natural beauty of their own neighbourhood,” said Stu Taylor, acting director of Recreation and Parks. “Together, we cultivate a city that cares about its environment and supports responsible horticultural practices.”

“Despite this year’s extreme weather conditions, we have had another successful contest,” said Maureen Ricker, co-chair of Streetscape Mississauga. “Our residential class winners have proved, once again, that our city has some wonderfully creative gardeners, who can transform an ordinary front garden into a magical space. We are continually surprised by the high standard we see, which inspires us to expand and develop the contest into new areas.”

The prizes will be awarded at a special ceremony on Monday, September 12 at 6 p.m. at the Bradley House Museum. Gardens were judged by trained volunteers from local horticultural societies and evaluated on visual appeal, overall design, general maintenance and originality.

For more information about Streetscape Mississauga, please visit www.mississauga.ca/blooms or call 905-615-3200, ext. 3407.


As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.

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