Naturalistic pools blend with native plantings such as this seagrape to give the Marco Island Historical Museum institutional first place honors in the Marco in Bloom contest sponsored by the City of Marco Island's Beautification Advisory Committee.
Cheryl Ferrara / Eagle Correspondent
Traveling around Marco Island, it’s easy to see why five area landscapers walked away with the city’s highest awards in the Marco in Bloom competition. Their creations married breathtaking beauty with practical non water-wasting gardening, a requirement for high honors.
The awards were announced at the beginning of Marco Island’s City Council meeting Monday by members of the Beautification Advisory Committee.