Michigan City in Bloom Committee Announces the Sixth Annual Michigan City In Bloom Floral Contest

Michigan-City-in-Bloom-LogoThe Michigan City in Bloom Committee announces the sixth annual Michigan City In Bloom Floral Contest. Due to popular request, this year’s contest has been expanded to include the following categories: Small Business (25 or less employees), Large Business (25 or more employees), Private Residence, Environmental (natural plantings), Container Garden, Non-profit/government agency, Schools, and Churches.

Points will be awarded for the following 5 categories:

  • Tidiness
  • Floral Display
  • Harmony
  • Balance of display
  • Landscape components
  • Use of city flower(daylily) and city rose (nearly wild rose)

Applications will be available at the Parks & Recreation Dept. (City Hall), Michigan City Public Library, LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Michigan City Senior Center, International Friendship Gardens, and online at www.michigancityparks.com.

Completed applications are due by July 2nd at the Michigan City Parks & Recreation office, located at City Hall, 100 E Michigan Blvd, Suite 2, Michigan City, Indiana 46360. Judging will take place the week of July 6th. The Michigan City in Bloom Awards will be distributed on July 10th. Participants must be a civil city resident.

For more information on the contest or to join the Michigan City in Bloom Committee, please contact Julie Manner by email at juliemanner@comcast.net, Mary Rooney at marooney@comcast.net or call the MC Parks & Recreation Dept at 873-1506.