North Bay Blooms First Place Front Yard Garden 2013
North Bay Blooms Chair for 2013 Catherine Whiting presents Melissa Basquill with a $200 gift certificate in recognition of her first place front yard garden. Ernie Houle at 225 First Ave. E. earned second place and 769 Champlain Ave. placed third.
thank you to all of the volunteers who helped out this summer
North Bay Blooms members Left to right, Chris Mayne, Kaye Edmonds and Catherine Whiting congratulate Best Front Yard Garden winner Melissa Basquill,with special thanks for their judging help to Geri Openshaw and the North Bay Horticultural Society & Judy Hendry with the North Bay Master Gardeners.
Lilies in bloom
Orange lilies have been thriving this summer with the strong mix of rain and sunshine.
ox eye or false sunflower
View from the curbside. By judging only front yard gardens North Bay Blooms encourages viewing from the street or sidewalk to avoid trespassing unless invited onto the property by the home owner.
purple Liatris. something may look familiar
Some may also recognize this house and the gardens as part of the movie setting for the dark comedy "Death Comes To Town" filmed in North Bay.
clematis trained on the trellis
Purple clematis climbs the entrance trellis.