Edmonds in Bloom kicks off its 2014 season of events


edmonds in bloom logoSpring is here and Edmonds in Bloom hopes gardeners are planning to join in the fun activities planned for this year.

The garden event season kicks off with “Kids Plant for Mom’s Day” on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Children create a potted gift for their moms for Mothers Day at the downtown Garden Market on 5th and Bell Street, with help from Edmonds in Bloom volunteers.

Edmonds in Bloom has also announced dates for its annual garden competition. Gardeners interested in entering can submit their entry forms now through July 3. Single family, multi-family and youth/group gardens are encouraged to join in this event, with the goal of acknowledging Edmonds’ beautiful gardens. Entry forms are available at Garden Gear, Edmonds Library, Frances Anderson Center, Bountiful Home and the Log Cabin, and may be mailed or brought to the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. You can also submit online at www.edmondsinbloom.com.

The 19th annual Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour will take place on Sunday, July 20 from 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. The self-guided tour will include seven beautiful gardens in Edmonds and Woodway. This event is always a highlight of the season for garden lovers. Tickets will go on sale in June and will be available from local merchants and online.

The Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

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