The color scheme this year is purple, orange, and lime green, along with the classic red dragonwing begonias in Lewisburg’s hanging baskets. (Photo courtesy of the Lewisburg Foundation)

Promoting environmental and lifestyle enhancements, America In Bloom is an independent, nonprofit organization that works hard to provide educational programs, resources, and the challenge of friendly competition between participating communities around the country. Judges rank towns on floral displays, landscaping, urban forestry, environmental and sustainability efforts, heritage preservation and overall impression, a category that combines maintenance and cleanliness.

In 2016, Lewisburg received first place in the America In Bloom competition, as judges ranked Lewisburg best in the 3,500-6,000 population category at an awards ceremony in Arroyo Grande, CA. In 2017, Lewisburg won the America In Bloom competition for the 3,500 – 10,000 population category at the 2017 Symposium in Holliston, MA.

Then, in 2018, Lewisburg won the Circle of Champions in the “tall” population category (other categories included “venti” and “grande”)…

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