Westlake in Bloom
First, second, third place awards were selected in all categories. Every Hilliard Boulevard flower box, Evergreen Cemetery memorial fence garden, and UHSJMC/City of Westlake Community Garden plot will be entered automatically in the judging.
Everyone who placed received an invitation to the 2022 Westlake in Bloom Appreciation/Awards Ceremony, which was held on Tuesday, August 9th at the Westlake Community Services Center auditorium, where the winners were announced.
2022 Westlake in Bloom Winners
For the second time in as many years, the Westlake in Bloom Appreciation/Awards Ceremony was held at the City’s state-of-the-art Westlake Community Services Center on Aug. 9, 2022.
The award-winners from each category were invited to attend the cherished annual event celebrating the extraordinary efforts of Westlake’s gardening community.
Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough commended their efforts, noting that they serve to enhance the City’s beauty year after year and set it apart from other communities in Northeast Ohio.
The winner of the coveted Lu Walter “Best in Bloom” for 2022 is Mayuresh Dhond who took First Place in the “Residential Landscaping – Rear Yard, Small” category. His award-winning yard features numerous sculptures and other unique decorative features among the colorful plant-life.
The complete 2022 Westlake in Bloom Winners (listed by category) can be viewed below and on the City’s website at www.cityofwestlake.org/Westlake-In-Bloom.
2022 Awards/Appreciation Ceremony
The following list shows the approximate times in the ceremony recording at which winners from each award category were announced:
6:35 Evergreen Cemetery
9:50 Community Garden
11:40 Apartment/Condominium/Subdivision Entrance
15:30 Places of Worship/Institutional
17:10 Pollinator Garden
19:10 Patio and Abutting Garden
21:15 Vegetable Garden
23:05 Window/Flower Boxes
25:00 Residential Landscaping – Front Yard
27:15 Residential Landscaping – Rear Yard, Large
29:00 Residential Landscaping – Rear Yard, Small
31:00 Residential Landscaping – Entire Yard, Small
33:05 Residential Landscaping – Entire Yard, Large
36:10 Lu Walter “Best in Bloom” Award Winner
38:00 Closing Words by Mayor Dennis M. Clough