Award Winning Gardens
The Parks and Recreation departments Parks and Horticulture division was recently awarded a Landscape Excellence Award by the Keep Virginia Beautiful organization.
The nominated project was the first phase of the Ridgeview Park Botanical Garden plan, including the redesigned park pathway, playground plantings and the core gardens and patios around the renovated shelter. The purpose of the award is to encourage individuals, businesses, and governmental organizations to improve the environment through landscape excellence. Keep Virginia Beautiful selected winners in six categories including residential,commercial, institutional, municipal, public gardens, and design/installation. We took first place in the municipal category.