Monday, October 25, 2021

“Marco in Bloom” Nomination Forms Are Now Available!



The City’s Beautification Advisory Committee has released the nomination form for the coveted 2011 Marco In Bloom Landscape Awards, which will be given at the City Council meeting on April 4, 2011.

These awards recognize properties and owners in 5 categories that have made a special effort to contribute to the beauty of Marco Island. The categories are: Residential single family homes, Commercial properties zoned C1 to C5, Condominium complex grounds, Cul-de-sacs, and Institutional properties.

Criteria include use of native and water-wise plants, use of color and contrasting plants, visibility from public areas, and creativity. The competition is open exclusively to Marco Island property owners.

How do you nominate a property? Complete the application, which is on the City’s website: (look for it on the Beautification Advisory Committee page). You can also pick one up at city Hall or Mackle Park. Return it with 3 to 10 photos of your chosen property and a narrative of why you think the property deserves the award by March 16, 2011 to the Parks & Recreation office at Mackle Park.

Who knows? With a little careful planning, planting and tending, your own property might be a winner!

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