Year of the Garden 2022 June 18, 2022

 "Whereas the Year of the Garden 2022 celebrates the Centennial of Canada's horticulture sector;


Whereas gardens and gardening contribute to the quality of life of our municipality and create safe
and healthy places where people can come together; and

Whereas the Year of the Garden 2022 will highlight and celebrate the important contribution of
gardeners, our local gardening organizations, horticultural professionals and local horticultural
businesses which contribute to garden culture and the experience garden of our municipality; and

Whereas gardens and gardening have helped us face the challenges of the COVID pandemic; and

Whereas Communities in Bloom in collaboration with the Canadian Garden Council, invites all
municipalities to celebrate the Year of the Garden;

Now Therefore Be It Resolved That I, Mayor Gail Latchford, on behalf of the Township of
Alnwick/Haldimand do hereby proclaim 2022 as the Year of the Garden in celebration of the
contribution of gardens and gardening to the development of our country, our municipality and the
lives of our citizens in terms of health, quality of life and environmental challenges; and

That the Saturday before Father's Day, June 18, 2022, be recognized as Garden Day in the Township
of Alnwick/Haldimand as a legacy of Canada's Year of the Garden 2022; and

That the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand is committed to be a Garden Friendly Township supporting the
development of its garden culture; and

That all municipalities across Canada be invited to proclaim 2022 to be the Year of the Garden in

their respective municipalities, and that a copy of this resolution be provided to all
municipalities of Ontario, and for that purpose.

Dated this 3rd day of February, 2022