Kitchener in Bloom Awards


Through the Kitchener in Bloom (KIB) program, resident who go above and beyond to ‘pretty our city’ may have their front yards recognized for their gardening efforts. Each year the City of Kitchener encourages home and business owners to take pride in, and contribute to the city’s visual appeal by beautifying their properties through gardening.

 The program

The KIB program celebrates the efforts of Kitchener citizens in helping to make the city look beautiful. This year’s streamlined program will focus on recognizing residents and businesses that build pride in our community through their gardening efforts.

Kitchener in Bloom program goals:

  • Recognize all varieties of gardens
  • Encourage beautification
  • Share appreciation for Kitchener gardener
  • Raise awareness about environmental practices and sustainability 
 How to recognize a property

The deadline for nominations was July 20, 2018 and nominations are now closed for 2018. 


So, you are out and about and you see a beautiful property – or you work hard yourself to make your own front yard look lovely. How do you recognize a garden for Kitchener in Bloom?

All you have to do is provide the address of the property you wish to recognize! It could be any yard you feel is deserving—our own, your friend’s neighbour’s, or the yard of any other talented gardener in Kitchener. When you are out walking or driving and you see an attractive front yard, send us the address by completing this online recognition form, by email to or call 519-741-2200 x. 7224.

The property owner will be sent a package that includes a small Kitchener in Bloom lawn sign for display, and will be invited to participate in upcoming Kitchener in Bloom programming and events.



For more information, please contact or call 519-741-2200 ext 7224.

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