The City of Fayetteville is accepting applications for its annual Sustainable Landscape Competition through 5 p.m. on May 26.
The Urban Forestry Advisory Board will recognize best examples of landscapes by presenting awards for best food producing residential property and best sustainable commercial/civic property.
Applications will be accepted from addresses located within the Fayetteville city limits. The two winning participants will receive a landscape recognition sign that may be displayed for the following year at the winning property, as well as a certificate of award and a prize. A tour of the winning gardens will be open to the public, date and time are to be decided.
Two Categories for Awards
1. Best Edible Residential Garden - Residential gardens producing vegetable, fruits, herbs or spices.
2. Best Sustainable Commercial/Civic Garden - Commercial/civic gardens showing that their landscaping utilizes native plants, low watering needs and other environmental and/or social benefits. (Restaurants, Schools, Non-Profit Organizations, Farms, Churches, Businesses, etc.)
May 26th: Applications due.
June 5th – 19th: Judges will be visiting gardens.
June 30th: Winners will be notified and announced.
TBD: Tour (open to the public) of winning gardens.