Reminder.  If you want to participate in the 2012 Bowmanville Garden Walk please contact Craig ASAP. Garden and Photo Contest entry deadline extended to Friday June 29th.

All participants and volunteers are invited to finish the day at the Annual Garden Awards Party. (Food, wine, slide show of all the day’s participating gardens, prizes and awards)

Download the Garden or Photo Contest entry form on the BCO Website

Looking for a few more Garden Entries.

Entering your garden is a great way to get ideas and suggestions from our Master Gardeners and meet neighbors who are also interested in gardening. $12.00 entry fee

Looking for Volunteers: Call Craig at 773-294-2979 See list below:

Work at the Garden Walk Welcome Table (2 hour shift) on Bowmanville Ave near the BCO GreenSpace

Help with Set-up putting up the welcome tent on Saturday morning

Kids and parents to set up and work Lemonade refreshments stands

Be a guide to the judges, 1/2 or full day walking around with the Master Gardener Judging Team as they view all the gardens

Photographers to take pictures of gardens and record the day

Host a lunch for the Master Gardeners

Help with advertising and promotion

Help at the end of the day with Clean up and Tear Down, and collection of signs

Help with The Garden Party and Awards presentation

Looking for more Photo Contest Entries:

Photo contest Rules:

Must be an original, (Limit of 5 photo entries per photographer) $5.00 entry fee for each

The photo must be of a garden/landscape subject, preferably from the Bowmanville area. (A gardening themed subject, a plant study, gardeners in a garden, a landscape, or a close up that would make a great poster theme for next year.)

Sue Sell was the winner last year with her picture “Sweet Home Bowmanville” featuring her family’s new puppy!  See our 2012 poster. If your photo wins, it will be used next year. Photo is selected by votes from the Garden Walk visitors and participants.

Must be at least 5” by 7” (8” by 10” or larger is preferred)

Call Craig Hanenburg at 773-294-2979 for more information


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