Board Members (L-R): Curtis Crozier, Janet Cotton, Garth Davey-President and Liz Spangler.

PEI Rural Beautification Society 2019 Competition Book

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For 74 years, the PEI Rural Beautification Society has been improving the rural landscape of Prince Edward Island by encouraging Islanders to be good stewards of their properties. The Society has recently launched the 2019 Competition Book and they are now in the process of distributing the books in many areas of rural PEI.

Judges will visit the properties of all the entries and they will select the overall winners. Awards will be presented at the Annual Awards Dinner on October 29, 2019.

This year, 19 competitions are included in the 2019 edition of the annual competition book. Prizes are offered in all 3 counties with the overall winners capturing the Provincial prizes. 

A total of $15,000 in prize money will be awarded in the following categories: Farm Home Improvement, Dairy Farm, Home Improvement, New Home Completion, Community Building Improvement, Commercial Building Improvement, Community Improvement, Community Flower Garden, Commemorative Garden, Tourist Accommodation, Potato Warehouse, Rural Cemetery, Home Owner’s Flower and Vegetable Gardens, Window Boxes/Container Gardens, Mail Box/ Home Identification, Commercial Flower Gardens and Reuse-Recycle-Repurpose.

For the young gardener, the Society is offering a youth garden competition. This is open to all youth, 16 years of age and younger.  

Competition books are now available at all Island Access PEI Locations, Veseys Seeds, PEI Women’s Institute Office-Charlottetown, Belvedere Funeral Home, PEI Potato Board, TIAPEI, Island Waste Management Corporation. ADL-Summerside and Dairy Farmers of PEI office in Charlottetown.

Entry deadline in June 15, 2019. 

For more information, contact Glenn Holmes at 902-569-3701 or

For a complete list of competitions, guidelines and entry forms, visit the PEI Rural Beautification Society .