Year of the Garden 2022 Photo Essay Program

Showcase a place or space, a gardener or a garden group, or how you are using Communities in Bloom to make a better home, public space and community!

Get recognition for individuals, groups, communities, and neighbourhoods of all sizes. This is an opportunity to acknowledge your participants and volunteers.

How to Get Involved

  • Profile new CiB engagement or recognize special groups already working hard in your community
  • Submit an entry with 4 photos and a 250-word description.
  • Register in the appropriate population category before September 30, 2022 Details:
  • All entries will be featured on the MB CiB Year of the Garden web page.
  • All entries will receive a special recognition certificate.
  • All entries will be submitted into a draw to win one of three prizes determined at the end of the season.
  • Photos must be from the 2022 season. Submit 4 of your best photos with full rights in high resolution (a minimum of 300dpi at print size or a minimum weight of 800kb). These photos will be used by MB Communities in Bloom for the promotion of your community and the MB CiB Program.

Enter for this year’s Showcase before the final September 30, 2022 deadline.


Community Size Population Fee
Individual Resident 1 $15.00
Small Up to 5,000 $50.00
Medium 5,000 to 10,000 $75.00
Large 10,000 and up $100.00