Each year, Kalamazoo in Bloom, together with the Kalamazoo Garden Council, recognizes a home or business garden or landscape that inspires their neighborhoods to improve their overall appearance. Recipients of the Inspiring Garden Award are selected by a committee of garden club members, and are presented with a front yard sign.
2012 Inspiring Garden Awards
Parkwood Upjohn Elementary Bloom Room
2011 Inspiring Garden Award Recipient
Marilyn and Jack Gayda
Their Kalamazoo garden was discovered during the Landscapers Garden Club’s biennial garden walk in July. Jack and Marilyn’s flower bedecked yard was suggested for the tour by a neighbor who had appreciated the lovely view from her nearby home. Marilyn was truly surprised by the attention to their garden, an effort simply done out of love for nature’s beauty.
2010 Inspiring Garden Award Recipients
St. Augustine Cathedral