Garden Competition

2021 Garden Competition

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We are now accepting applications for our Newport in Bloom 2021 Garden Competition. All entries must be submitted by July 18, 2021. Gardens create a warm and inviting feeling. Join us in inspiring other Newport citizens to grow colorful gardens. Awards will be given for first, second, third place and honorable mentions. Award winners will be recognized on August 17 on the Horseshoe at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

GARDEN CATEGORIES 

  • RESIDENTIAL – Newport is divided into three residential districts and finalists will be chosen in each district for containers, large in-ground gardens, and small in-ground gardens.
  • LARGE BUSINESS – One city-wide competition for large businesses.
  • SMALL BUSINESS – One city-wide competition that includes B&B’s with more than four rooms as well as small businesses.
  • B&B’s – One city-wide competition for B&B’s with four or less rooms.

GUIDELINES

  • All plantings will be judged on color, horticultural care, streetscape, design and creativity.
  • All plantings must be visible from the street.
  • All entries must be received or postmarked by July 18, 2021.

AWARDS

Award winners will be recognized on August 17 on the Horseshoe at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

APPLICATION

To apply, complete the online form below. You can also download a copy of the 2021 Competition Form and email it to newportinbloom.org or mail it to Newport in Bloom, P.O. Box 773, Newport, RI 02840.