Civic Rose Award nominations close June 30th. Gardeners go electronic and use email to beat postal strike.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON June 27, 2011 – Just a few days left to send in your nomination for someone whose garden you think should receive a Civic Rose Award. Deadline is June 30th – forms have to be post marked June 30 – wait a minute – there is a postal strike that won’t be completely over for a few days. What do I do now ?

Fear not, the Civic Rose Award group have a solution for you – send in your nomination electronically using the email address shown below.

The award is in its 32nd year, first awarded by the city’s Parks and Recreation department to recognize gardens that can be seen from the street that make our community the beautiful place it is.

Click on each picture to view the slideshow of 2010 winners

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There are households in Burlington that have a collection of the plaques that denote a winner and some years that see some very competitive gardening on some streets in the city. The 2010 winners are shown below.

If you want to nominate a neighbour, or yourself if you wish, click here to get the form and then send it electronically to



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