Bloomington in Bloom is a city-wide initiative encouraging community members to play a role in making Bloomington a better place to live, work and visit. We are encouraging individuals and groups to recycle, plant trees, volunteer, display flowers, compost, pick up litter, remove graffiti, garden – because beautifying Bloomington starts with you!Bloomington will compete against other cities with a population between 50,001 and 100,000, as part of the The America in Bloom competiton. Winning such an event will bring a great deal of recognition to our great city, which is important to economic and cultural development.Participating in the planning provides many benefits including:â€¢ improved quality of lifeâ€¢ enjoyable resultsâ€¢ greater community involvementâ€¢ recognition for volunteer effortsâ€¢ inspired imaginationsâ€¢ beautified spacesâ€¢ educational opportunitiesâ€¢ shared ideasâ€¢ new friendshipsAlthough it is not necessary to register to view a wealth of information on our site, we hope that you will want to participate in our forum and possilby receive email updates of upcoming events. Communication is a very important to the success of a project and this is a great way for us to communicate with the community and for you to share your thoughts and ideas. Community involvement starts with communication.