Ajax in Bloom - Town of Ajax

Ajax in Bloom

Ajax in Bloom

A Celebration of Annual Festival of Gardening!

In 1999, the Town of Ajax entered the Communities in Bloom competition which initiated the Ajax in Bloom Celebration, a festival aimed at promoting community beautification through gardening.

By sharing your favourite garden(s) in Ajax you are helping to recognize those who demonstrate civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification.

How to Participate

You can share the favourite garden(s) whether that be a neighbours, your own, a local school, business or organization, from June 1 to 30Deadline to vote if Friday June 30th at 1 p.m.

From July 4th-18th 2017 you can vote for your favourite garden, the garden with the most individual votes will be receive the Ajax in Bloom award for the Peoples Choice Category. 


In order to participate simply complete the Ajax in Bloom submission form or at any of the Ajax Community Centre's during the month of June.

Selected gardens will be given the opportunity to:

  • Attend special gardening celebration event held in September
  • Place a lawn sign to promote their participation in the celebration
  • Have their garden evaluated by professional gardener in late July, for the chance to receive special recognition for:
    • Overall curb appeal within the council  ward (four awards available)
    • Benefits to the environment
    • Gardening with schools & children
    • Beautiful business garden
    • People's choice (on-line voting starts early July)*
    • Overall curb appeal in Ajax- Red Rose of Lancaster.

*Each nomination will also be eligible to participate in the People's Choice award, which provides the public with an opportunity to decide their favourite overall garden in Ajax. This takes place in late July, photos of all the nominated gardens are placed online and opened up for your vote. Results are announced at the celebration event in September,

Terms and Conditions

  • Gardens must be located in Ajax
  • Gardens do need to be visible from the curb to allow for judging
  • Participation in the program will require gardens to be photographed/ filmed for use by the Town of Ajax. 

For more information please contact
Operations & Environmental Services



Ajax In Bloom 2016 Overall Curb Appeal

Ajax In Bloom 2016 Red Rose & Category Winners