City continues to grow community with garden awards

Posted on Monday October 24, 2016

Oct. 24, 2016 – The City of St. Catharines recognized four outstanding properties with real curb appeal with 2016 Trillium Awards.

Mayor Walter Sendzik and ward councilors congratulated four recipients who truly put the garden in Garden City when they visited the winning gardens to personally thank the gardeners and property owners for their hard work and present their Trillium Awards.

“I’d like to thank the Trillium Award winners for their work in making St. Catharines a more beautiful city and helping to enhance our image as the Garden City, especially during such a challenging growing season this year,” said Mayor Sendzik. “It’s clear that many residents take great pride in their properties which contributes towards our goals of making St. Catharines a more green and sustainable city. These Trillium Award gardens really thrived and stood out in their neighbourhoods.”

The 2016 Trillium Awards recipients are:

Resident(s)/Organization               Property                    Category
Carolyn Fisher                                10 Karen Ave.             Residential
Patricia and Nigel Durrant                628 Carlton St.            Residential
Tony Petito                                    74 Facer St.                Residential
Always the Best Chocolates Etc.        100 Welland Ave.        Commercial

Since 1985, the Trillium Awards have recognized residents and organizations for making St. Catharines a more beautiful, green and friendly place. The City accepted nominations for the 2016 Trillium Awards over the summer.

The City will launch an updated beautification awards program in 2017 to continue to celebrate residents and businesses who show their community pride through creative landscaping and caring for their properties. Stay tuned for more details at

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