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Green Thumb winners

The Communities in Bloom Committee has announced the winners for this year’s Green Thumb Awards. The winners were honoured during an award reception on Wednesday, Sept. 9. The awards recognize local individuals, businesses and communities that help beautify our city through their gardening and stewardship efforts. 

Congratulations to all of the winners:
 
Gardener of the Year
Don Burnett
 
Best Large Heritage House Garden
Christine and Allan Surtees
 
Best Large Garden
Lorraine Hodges and Murray Sandulac
 
Best Medium Garden
Ribbit Farms, Chef Rod Butters
 
Best Small Garden
Jayne and Hugo Koller
 
Best Xeriscape Garden
Kathy and Rick Shave
 
Best Community Project
Growing Chefs – Chefs for Children’s Urban Agriculture
Schools involved: A.S. Matheson Elementary School and Glenmore Elementary School
 
Best Golf Club Landscaping
Sunset Golf and Country Club
 
Best Winery Landscaping
Summerhill Pyramid Winery
 
Best Seniors Residence Landscaping
Brandt’s Creek Mews
 
Best Multi-Unit Landscaping
Meadowbrook Estate
 
Best Large Commercial Landscaping
Landmark 6
 
Best Small Commercial Landscaping
The Train Station Pub
 
Best Gated Community Landscaping
Sandpointe
 
Best Restaurant Patio Landscaping
Earls Kitchen and Bar
 
Best Heritage Preservation Project and Landscaping
Central Okanagan Heritage Society for Benvoulin Church and Guisachan Heritage Park
 
Best Urban Forestry Project
Victor Projects Ltd. – Baron Rd.
 
Best Block
Tulameen Road – Kettle Valley
 
For the more information about the Communities in Bloom Committee, visit kelowna.ca/parks



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