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June 21, 2006
Submit a nomination for Trillium Gardens Awards
Nominations are being accepted for the annual City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Scarborough District 2006 Trillium Gardens Awards. The awards recognize Scarborough’s outstanding front gardens that contribute to the beautification of our city through creative landscaping, colourful annual perennial plantings, and well kept grounds. The contest closes on Friday, July 14.

All gardens belonging to residents and businesses with a street address in the following wards are eligible for nomination: Wards 35 and 36 (Scarborough Southwest), Wards 37 and 38 (Scarborough Centre), Wards 39 and 40 (Scarborough-Agincourt), Wards 41 and 42 (Scarborough-Rouge River), and Wards 43 and 44 (Scarborough East).

Gardens will be judged from July 22 to 27 based on a variety of criteria including design, use of plant material, condition and maintenance, hard landscaping, environmental practices, community contribution and distinction. Gardens will be recognized in the following categories: Residential - Traditional, Residential - Environmental/Alternative, Commercial and Industrial.

An awards presentation will take place on Wednesday, October 4.

The Trillium Gardens Awards is a successful 30-year partnership between Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and volunteers from the Agincourt Garden Club and the Scarborough Garden and Horticultural Society.

To submit your nominations, and for more information about the Trillium Gardens Awards, call the nomination hotline at 416-396-7757 with the address of the home you wish to nominate and the closest intersection.

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Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline



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