Grow For it! Garden Contest

Grow For IT! 2022

The Township of Rideau Lakes, in partnership with the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society, is pleased to invite you to participate in the annual Grow for It! Garden contest. We invite you to get out your shovel and take your garden to the next level! Nominate yourself, your neighbour or a local business for one of the following categories:

  1. Residential – overall residential

  2. Edible – residential or commercial edible

  3. Commercial – overall commercial

  4. Children's Garden - a 'just for fun' category to nominate the young horticulturalists in our community!

Deadline for nominations is July 24. Judging will take place July 24 to August 6.

Judging will be conducted by volunteers from the Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society. They will be using judging guides for both residential and edible gardens.

Please submit all nominations and inquiries to Leila at or 613-928-2251 ext. 238.

2021 Winners

  1. Residential – Diane and Keith Haskins

  2. Edible – Nancy Mahon

  3. Commercial – Harlem Stonegate B&B

  4. Children's Garden – Jacob & Maeve Ross

2020 Winners

  1. Residential – Suzanne Halpenny

  2. Edible – Nancy and Ron Bresee

  3. Commercial – Bastard County Fruit Farm

  4. Beautification Committee – Morton Beautification Committee