You're Invited: The Trillium Garden Awards Presentation Today

You're Invited: The Trillium Garden Awards Presentation Today

At the 2011 Trillium Garden Awards, behold the beautification of Toronto through 29 residential and commercial front gardens of the following Scarborough Wards:

35 Scarborough Southwest
36 Scarborough Southwest
37 Scarborough Centre
38 Scarborough Centre
39 Scarborough-Agincourt
40 Scarborough Agincourt
41 Scarborough Agincourt
42 Scarborough-Rouge River
43 Scarborough East
44 Scarborough East

Photographs of the winning gardens will be on display.

In August, judging was based on Trillium Garden Awards’ criteria which included:

  • design,
  • use of plant material,
  • condition and maintenance,
  • landscaping,
  • environmental practices,
  • community contribution and distinction.

Today, the Trillium Garden Awards are presented by the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division in partnership with volunteers from the Agincourt Garden Club and the Scarborough Garden and Horticultural Society on:

Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m., official remarks: 7 p.m.
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre, Rotunda, 150 Borough Dr.

Congratulations 2011 Trillium Garden Winners!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

October 5, 2011

City of Toronto to host 2011 Trillium Garden Awards

The 2011 Trillium Garden Awards recognize residential and commercial front gardens for their contribution to the beautification of the city through the use of creative landscaping, colourful annual and perennial planting and well kept grounds.

Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m., official remarks: 7 p.m.
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre, Rotunda, 150 Borough Dr.

The nominated gardens were located in each of Scarborough’s 10 wards (Ward 35 through to Ward 44). Judging was done in August, based on a variety of criteria including design, use of plant material, condition and maintenance, landscaping, environmental practices, community contribution and distinction.

Twenty-nine gardens will be recognized in the following categories:
•    20 Residential – Traditional
•    4 Residential – Environmental/Alternative
•    4 Commercial
•    1 High Density

Photographs of the winning gardens will be on display.

The Trillium Garden Awards are presented by the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division in partnership with volunteers from the Agincourt Garden Club and the Scarborough Garden and Horticultural Society.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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