The 11th annual Trail in Bloom garden contest brought out another wide variety of entries
And while everyone involved in a winner in their own right, judges narrowed down the field for a list of 78 gardens.
This list of winners ranges from rock gardens to most beautiful block. In total 18 winners were crowned at the awards ceremony on July 12.
The Trail Times will highlight a sample of some of these winners over the next couple of weeks.
However, to recognize all the contestants, here’s a list of the top gardens selected by the judges.
Roses – Bob and Sandy Guesford
Rock Garden – Sue Brost
Edible – Enzo and Tony Driutti
Wow – Allen and Annette Gallatin
Most Beautiful Block – 3494-3490-3484 Carnation
Patio – Molly Palmason
Water Feature – Norm and Joanne Murdoch
LaFace Historical Garden Award – Luigi Bedin
Commercial – West Kootenay Animal Hospital
Institutional – St. Andrews and St. George Anglican Church
Downtown Appreciation Award – Arlington Bar and Grill
Green Award – Trail’s Treasure Chest
Mystery House Award – Bob and Linda Wishneski
Strata/Rental – Riverside Apartments
Newly Established – Antonio and Maria DeLaurenties
First time Entry – Carrie Babuick
Beds and Borders – Ev and Brent Cross
Whimsical – Walter and Judy Munnings