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Hamilton Trillium Award Winners announced at the 97th Annual Fall Garden & Mum Show

HAMILTON, ON - October 20, 2017 - The City of Hamilton’s 97th Annual Fall Garden & Mum Show kicked off last night with the annual Public Works horticultural celebration held at the Gage Park Greenhouse.

The event included recognition of the Hamilton in Bloom traffic island flower bed sponsors, the announcement of the 2017 Trillium Award winners, and a special preview before the official opening of the Mum Show this morning.

This year 339 White Trillium awards were presented to property owners across Hamilton. Sixteen residents received Pink Trillium Awards and Awards of Excellence, and the coveted 2017 Red Trillium Award was presented to Robert and Hanna Lewandowski in Ward 14.

Mayor Fred Eisenberger presented the 2017 Red Trillium Award and helped to officially open the Hamilton Fall Garden & Mum Show

The Horticultural Celebration also included the official opening of this year’s show theme, “Under the Big Top”. The Mum Show is an amazing floral display created by the City’s talented horticulture team. The whole family can enjoy this breathtaking display of over 200 varieties of chrysanthemums, and more than 85,000 blooms.

The Mum Show offers free parking, and is open daily from 9 am to 7 pm. Admission is $6.75 for adults, $5.75 for children and seniors, and free for children under 5.

For more information, call 905-546-2489 or visit www.hamiltonmumshow.ca