Sunday, October 24, 2021

2020 Marco In Bloom Landscape Contest

Photo by Maria C. Tobin | 995 San Marco Road.

Marco in Bloom Florida friendly landscape contest is back! The contest is promoted by the Beautification Advisory Committee to recognize property owners for creating beautiful front yard landscapes, keeping the tropical character and beauty of the Island while strengthening its natural resiliency. 

This year, the properties recognized fall in the following categories: Residential Single-family homes located in open roads and gated communities, personally and professionally landscaped, Residences located on Collier Boulevard and Barfield Drive, Cul-de-sacs, Non-residential Commercial property (Zoned C1-C5), Condominiums, and Government properties including schools and houses of worship.

Criteria to select the winners include the use of native plants, color and contrast, creativity, water-wise plants, and the view from the street. Minimal use of grass is encouraged in order to conserve water.

The nominating forms can be downloaded at or picked up at Mackle Park.   The deadline to nominations is March 16th, 2020.  Winners will be presented at the City Council’s meeting on April 6th, 2020.


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