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November 13, 2003
Photographs of 2003 West District Great Gardens Contest winners on display at Etobicoke Civic Centre
  
Photographs of the winning entries in the annual City of Toronto - West
District Great Gardens Contest will be on display from Wednesday, November 12
through Wednesday, November 26 at the Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West
Mall. The winning entries can be viewed Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. in the main hallway, just inside the main entrance to the Etobicoke Civic
Centre.

The annual West District Great Gardens Contest was held between mid-May and
July 4, 2003. All gardens were nominated for consideration by local residents
and visitors to Toronto. Gardens were recognized in four categories:
Residential - Traditional, Residential - Environmental / Alternative,
Commercial and Industrial, and Other Properties.

Residents and businesses participated from Wards 1 and 2 (Etobicoke North),
Wards 3 and 4 (Etobicoke Centre), Wards 5 and 6 (Etobicoke Lakeshore), and
parts of the former City of York East and West areas. All gardens were judged
from mid-July to the end of August on a variety of criteria including design,
use of plant material, garden condition and maintenance, hard landscaping,
environmental practices, community contribution and distinction.

The Great Gardens Contest is a successful partnership between Toronto Parks and
Recreation and the Horticultural Societies of Etobicoke, Roselands and Westway.
The 2003 contest was sponsored by the Old Mill Inn and Plant World.

For more information on the West District Great Gardens Contest, call
416-394-8553 or e-mail: west_beauty@toronto.ca

Media contact:
Economic Development, Culture and Tourism Media Hotline, 416-560-8726



 

 

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