Winners of the 1st Annual Fall Curb Appeal Competition

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Congratulations to the winners of the first Newport In Bloom Fall Curb Appeal Competition!

First place: Megan Kelly
10 Robinson Street

Second Place: Eric Gilbert 
9 King Street

Third Place: Ann McMahon
7 Guerney Court

Honorable Mentions also went to:

Ann Souder
47 Poplar Street

Jim Marinan
47 Third street

Justin & Brittany Kushner
251/2 Willow St.

Thanks to all who entered!

1st Place – Megan Kelly
2nd Place – Eric Gilbert
3rd Place: Ann McMahon

Santa Magic at Long Wharf Mall

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Look out Rockefeller Center!! A Newport in Bloom decorated Christmas Tree has come to the Shops at Long Wharf!

On November 27th, Santa Magic was held at Long Wharf Mall including a tree lighting ceremony, crafts for kids and a visit with Santa! This event was sponsored by the Shops at Long Wharf, Newport in Bloom, Discover Newport, and Cutie Curls. Newport in Bloom wishes everyone a wonderful Holiday Season.

2021 Daffodil Giveaway

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Newport in Bloom supports the Fall Daffodil Giveaway sponsored by Daffodilian.  To date, over 1,200,000 bulbs have been donated to the City and residents. Thanks to the donations of generous sponsors, 30,000 bulbs were given away on October 16th at Easton’s Beach (First Beach).  The turnout was exceptional all the bulbs were gone by 10:30 am!

Daffodil Planting at Westport Elementary School

For those who missed the Daffodil Giveaway at First Beach, Newport in Bloom distributed a limited amount of bulbs at the Aquidneck Growers Market (Claiborne Pell Elementary School) on October 24th.

Citizens Pell Bridge Run

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Date:October 17, 2021
Time:7:15 am – 9:00 am
Venue:Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge
44 Long Wharf Mall
Newport, RI 02840

Newport in Bloom was honored to have been chosen as a Community Partner for the 10th annual Citizens Pell Bridge Run. The walk/run took place on October 17, 2021 and 100% of net proceeds from this event went to support local nonprofit organizations, including Newport in Bloom!

2021 Garden Awards Photo Gallery

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Newport in Bloom 2021 Garden Competition. Thank you to all for your support and participation in this, our 39th year! See you all next year!

2021 Garden Competition Winners

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For the 39th year, Newport in Bloom honored those who plant and nurture flower gardens and flower containers at its 2021 Garden Competition Awards ceremony last night at the Newport Tennis Hall of Fame. 

A record 105 (!) entries from three designated City areas were received by Newport Bloom. In addition to the area awards, five other categories were honored: Large gardens, Family Development, Senior Development, Community and Small Business.

“We were amazed and delighted to receive so many entries this year,” said Newport in Bloom Chair Kiki McMahan. It’s indicative of not only everyone’s love of gardening but also a desire to beautify yards, neighborhoods and public spaces for the benefit of all.”

To see the winners and other entries, see our 2021 Garden Competition page.

Annual Plant Sale

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The 2022 Plant Sale will be held on May 22
at the Elks Club in Newport
from 11 am – 2 pm (rain or shine)!

Thanks to everyone who joined us on May 16 for our 2021 Plant Sale.  The sale was a great success and we hope everyone enjoys the locally grown herbs, annuals, perennials, succulents and hanging baskets purchased at the sale.