The city has announced the winners of its 2016 Flower City Garden Contest.
City gardeners nominated their own gardens, or a neighbor’s garden, in July; the city then chose the winners in recognition of gardeners’ efforts to make Rochester greener.
The following is the list of this year’s winners, and their corresponding award categories:
- Our Garden of Peace and Life – Best Community Enhancement Garden
- 320 Planet St. – Best Urban Farm
- The Sofrito Garden – Best Use of Color
- Fairview Heights – Best Community Engagement Gardens
- 80 Laney Rd. – Best Shade Garden Oasis
- 89 Reservoir Rd. – Best Use of Water in a Garden
- 341 S. Goodman St.- Best Cottage Garden
- 113 Comfort St. – Best Use of Art in a Garden
- 73 Amsterdam Rd. – Best Container Garden
- The Charlotte Garden Team – Best Multiple Community Enhancement Gardens
- 46 Hancock St., The Gardens at Miller & Clifford & Prosper Rochester Garden – Seeds of Change Distinction
Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFvUTyoGqlY#action=share to view the wining gardens, or click on the image below.