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28th Annual Residential Beautification Awards Contest

June 3, 2019 12:36 AM

28th Annual Park Ridge Garden Club


The City of Park Ridge and the Park Ridge Garden Club are co-sponsoring a Beautification Awards Contest for all residents in the City of Park Ridge.  The awards contest gives special recognition to those residents who have made their homes and landscaping the most attractive in our City. Simply complete an application which is available online or in the foyer at City Hall.  Forms must be submitted by June 28. 

Winners will each receive $100 from the Garden Club, along with a lawn sign from the City and gift certificates from the Chamber of Commerce.  Previous winners are not eligible.

Judging is done of the street view portion of the property by Landscape Design Consultants from the Garden Clubs of Illinois.   The following standards for evaluating the landscape design will be used.

  • Year-round overall appearance – paved areas, condition of buildings, perennial plant material
  • Design – color, layout, originality, beauty, special features
  • Lawn condition – maintenance, quality of turf
  • Trees, shrubs – condition of plant material, proportion and scale of plant material to structures
  • Flowers and other annual plantings – variety, color, condition

Entry deadline is June 28, with photos being taken the week of July 7, 2018.

(Photos are property of the Park Ridge Garden Club)

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