Boyertown and Pottstown residents with green thumbs left the 6th Annual Home Garden Contest awards ceremony hundreds of dollars richer since winners received cash prizes for their accomplishment. The ceremony was held on July 22 at the Brookside Country Club where participants were treated to a luncheon and winners were announced. First place winners received as much as $200. There were also money prizes for people who placed in second, third or received an honorable mention.
Boyertown and Pottstown residents attended the awards ceremony for the 5th Annual Home Garden Contest last week and more than 30 people received cash prizes for their growing efforts. Cash prizes were as much as $200 for first place winners. Second place, third place and honorable mention winners also received money. The contest has six distinct categories with options for children, adults, flowers, vegetable and small spaces. For the full list of winners and photos of the ho
POTTSTOWN >> Money … money … money and plants … plants … plants were a big part of this year’s Home Garden Contest award ceremony since winners took home as much as $200. This was the fourth year for the area gardening event which was expanded to include Boyertown Borough residents in addition to Pottstown Borough residents. Each borough had separate judging and awards but there was a joint ceremony for winners Sunday afternoon at the Brookside Country Club in Pottstown. A co
Money may not grow on trees but Boyertown and Pottstown residents can win cash for planting this season. Participants of this year’s Home Garden Contest can win up to $200. The deadline to enter was extended to this Friday at midnight. There’s no fee to register and can easily be done online at www.HomeGardenContest.com. Print registration forms are available at the Building a Better Boyertown office and the Pottstown Mosaic office. The Building a Better Boyertown office is l
Boyertown residents can spring into action this season along with Pottstown for the 4th Annual Home Garden Contest. The contest continues to grow every year and 2016 is no different. Last year, all of Pottstown Borough was eligible to participate and this year so is all of Boyertown Borough. The expansion allows Boyertown residents to enter the borough’s first official gardening contest. “I think it really opens up the doors for something we’ve been wanting to do for a while,
(THIS STORY WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2015) POTTSTOWN >> Winners of this year’s Pottstown Home Garden Contest walked out of the awards ceremony hundreds of dollars richer as there was $2,500 available in prizes. This was the 3rd year for the contest, organized by the MOSAIC Community Land Trust. The competition was different from past years because residents of the entire borough were eligible to enter. Laura Washington, Pottstown MOSAIC community garden manager, said the c
(THIS STORY WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 2015) Pottstown >> The Mosaic Community Land Trust is requesting that residents put roots down in the borough for the 2015 Home Garden Contest. This is the 3rd year for the contest and different from last year, the entire borough is eligible to participate. “The great thing about this year’s contest is that it’s bigger than it’s ever been before,” said Laura Washington, Mosaic Community Garden manager. She said just like eligibility, pr