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Communities in Bloom



Fort Erie Communities-in-Bloom

Communities-in-Bloom is a non-profit Canadian organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus enhancing green space in communities.


The Council-appointed Fort Erie Communities-in-Bloom Committee acts on behalf of the Community, to coordinate participation in the National Communities-in-Bloom Program and conduct a local Communities-in-Bloom competition that recognizes the environmental, beautification and volunteer efforts of Fort Erie property owners and organizations.




A History of Success


2004 - 5 Blooms Provincial Competition, Landscape Award

2005 - 4 Blooms, National Competition, Dedicated Heritage Award

2006 - 5 Blooms, National Competition, Heritage Preservation   Award

2007 to 2008 - Friends Category

2009 - 5 Blooms in National Competition, Floral Displays Award

2010 to 2011 - Friends Category

2012 – Winner, National Competition

2013 to 2014 – Circle of Excellence

2015 - Honourable Mention, International Challenge,

           5 Bloom Silver Status, Special Recognition of Volunteer 

            Involvement and Recognition


Communities-in-Bloom Local Competition

Annual Competition recognizing excellence in the categories of:

  • Tidiness
  • Landscape Areas
  • Floral Display
  • Urban Forestry
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Curb Appeal

Entry Categories include Single Residential, Residential Neighbourhood, Village Streetscape, Window Boxes or Planters, Vegetable Garden, Small Business, Commercial, Institutional, Kids-in-Bloom, Churches, Elementary and Secondary School Projects and The Mad Hatter Garden.


Click here for Judging Criteria Explained