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5 Categories. 20 Cash Prizes. In Both Boroughs

While the number of cash prizes we can award may be limited, the Home Garden
Contest benefits more than just the people who participate. Growing a home
garden also rewards loved ones, friends, neighbors, passersby–anyone, really, who
can take in the beauty, or bounty, of your garden. So thanks for playing a part in
enhancing our community. Good luck and good health.

Registration for the 2022 Home Garden Contest runs from April 29 to June 24.

Residents of Boyertown & Pottstown Boroughs are eligible to participate in one standard category in addition to the bonus category.


A Lot with A Little

If you have limited space, this category allows you to showcase your special area. Let imagination,
creativity, and ingenuity triumph over size! The possibilities are endless with containers, window
boxes, planters, or tiny yards (100 sq. ft. or less).

*Grand Prize: $150; 2nd Prize: $100; 3rd Prize: $75; Honorable Mention: $50

Bonus Category


Best Block

You work hard to make your outdoor space special, and so do your neighbors. If you have three or
more exceptional houses on your block, register for a chance to win a block party hosted by Mosaic Community Land Trust or Building a Better Boyertown.

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Young Gardener

Calling all children and young adults 18 and younger! Unleash your imagination and grow a garden that beautifies your home, produces food or flowers, or attracts beneficial insects. Have fun, be creative…the sky’s the limit! Your garden can be a fairy garden, container garden, raised bed, or planted in the ground. (Child must be primary gardener!)
*Grand Prize: $75; 2nd Prize: $50; 3rd Prize: $25; Honorable Mention: $10

General Garden

If your entire garden includes a little bit of everything…flowers, shade plants, shrubs,
landscaping, ornamental plants, and even vegetables, this category is for you!
*Grand Prize: $150; 2nd Prize: $100; 3rd Prize: $75; Honorable Mention: $50

Edible Garden

Enjoy the fruits and vegetables of your labor! Grow a garden that blossoms with fresh produce! Your garden may feature any combination of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and edible flowers--including begonias, day lilies, and more!
*Grand Prize: $150; 2nd Prize: $100; 3rd Prize: $75; Honorable Mention: $50

Pleasant Porch

Your home’s entrance is the gateway to your life. Using the space of your front porch to welcome others has a great impact on our community. Whether it’s one plant or 20, this category is for those who make their front porch into a welcoming, vibrant space.
*Grand Prize: $150; 2nd Prize: $100; 3rd Prize: $75; Honorable Mention: $50
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