Submissions open for the 2013 Lee’s Summit landscape contest

May 8, 2013 

An annual landscape contest, sponsored by the Lee’s Summit Beautification Commission, is now open for submissions.

Categories include: front and back; front only; back only; patio/deck/container garden; water garden; subdivision entrance.

Deadline for entries is June 3. Interested landscapers can print a registration form at or request a form be mailed or emailed at or stop by any Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation location.

Judging will take place June 15-16. Results will be announced after August 1 with the presentation of awards taking place at a Lee’s Summit City Council meeting followed by a participant reception.

First place winners will receive a yard sign recognizing the winning landscape. Recognition at a City Council meeting, as well as gift certificates from the following sponsors: Countryside Scapes; The Grass Pad; Heartland Nursery; Lowe’s; Rose Hill Gardens; Suburban Lawn and Garden; Westlake on 291; Westlake on Ward Road; Nick’s Greenleaf Nursery; Springtime Garden Center; Van Liew’s Home and Garden; Randy’s Lakeview Nursery; Reiss Earthworks; Keller’s Landscaping.

Landscape Contest Rules: Open to all residents within the Lee’s Summit city limits. Applicants may submit an entry for one category only. Entries must be postmarked by June 3. Judges may place entries in a more suitable category at their discretion. The decision of the judges is final. For more information call 816-969-1500.

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