Downtown Walking Tour is Live!

We are so excited that the America In Bloom Lexington Downtown Walking Tour is now available in digital format on the city’s website thanks to staff at Lexington’s Environmental Services! The tour highlights just some of the history, arts and culture, environmental efforts and beauty available in Lexington. We hope you enjoy it! If youContinue reading “Downtown Walking Tour is Live!”

Communities in Bloom

Having participated in America in Bloom for several years, AIB Lexington will broaden our focus in 2019 through participation in the Communities in Bloom International Challenge. The International Challenge brings together winners from various National Programs including Communities in Bloom, Britain in Bloom, America in Bloom, Tidy Towns of Ireland, Japan in Bloom, Entente Florale,Continue reading “Communities in Bloom”

AIB-Lex at the 2017 Symposium

The week of October 4-7, Framingham and Holliston, MA were inundated with bourbon-drinkers…or at least those that understood bourbon. We were treated right away with a surprise award for our lovely and revered Lexington Cemetery. The next day we were treated to a tour of Mount Auburn Cemetery, a slightly older and much larger version.Continue reading “AIB-Lex at the 2017 Symposium”

Babies, Trees and Girl Scouts!

During the month of April 2017, America in Bloom-Lexington and Baptist Health are providing trees to every single baby born at Baptist Health. Trees, along with planting instructions (and an offer to plant in a park should parents desire) and congratulations are being housed at UK long-term, and provided to the maternity ward on aContinue reading “Babies, Trees and Girl Scouts!”

Celebrating Lexington!

On March 9, Lexington’s leaders in making this a wonderful place to live, work and play will come together for breakfast. America in Bloom-Lexington brings together these organizations to expand everyone’s knowledge about the marvelous things already going on, enhance the collaborative possibilities and begin to create additional resources for everyone. Focusing on public/private collaborationsContinue reading “Celebrating Lexington!”

Lexington is a 5 Bloom City!

At the recent 2016 America in Bloom National Symposium in California, Lexington was clearly a winner! Judges named Lexington truly a model America in Bloom city, earning the top rating of 5 blooms this year as well as the winner in our population category! As a 3rd year participant in the AIB national awards program, Lexington clearly possessesContinue reading “Lexington is a 5 Bloom City!”