Spaces with a combination of flowers and plants of all colors, were part of the gardens visited on the morning of this Thursday, August 18, by authorities of the Municipality, to reward the winners who participated in the first contest of "The Best and most Colorful Gardens” of the Capital.
This contest, which was held in conjunction with the Nicaraguan Institute for Municipal Development (INIFOM), featured families from the different districts of Managua, with the aim of continuing to promote the decoration of the municipality with traditional flowers and plants and encourage households to care and maintenance of their gardens.
“Giving this recognition to the sisters and brothers who signed up for this contest, which took place in the month of June and today we are rewarding the effort and dedication with love for the gardens they have in their homes, we really see the fruits, families have dedicated themselves to care and recycling, for the protection and conservation of the environment”, said Mayor Reyna Rueda Alvarado.
New garden designs, creativity, love and local identity in public and community spaces were the parameters of this contest, in which more than 50 protagonists participated, with a total of 8 winners being selected, from districts I, III, VI and VII of Managua, who were happy and grateful to the Good Government, for being chosen as the best.
“I did not expect it, I feel happy to be experimenting in my plants, it is what I like the most, recycling plastic duffels, tires, so that they can see that, if they are useful, I think it is excellent for the people who want to get ahead. ”, said the protagonist Sonia del Carmen Araica Rojas, a resident of the Los Rugamas region, located in District III.
Jesús Amparo Flores Paredes from the Villa Reconciliación Sur neighborhood of District VI, was another of the participants, expressed that this type of contest allows the planet to come to life, “very grateful, because this is a new initiative, truly one has to be where a little lung of life, we must promote love for the land, my dad asked the land for forgiveness when he was going to bleed it, he gave thanks to nature, it gives a feeling of following for their families, their children and their grandchildren, thank you all ”.
Each delivery was made simultaneously and also accompanied by the Vice Mayor Enrique Armas Rosales and the Secretary of the Council of Managua, Jennifer Porras López, who pointed out that this contest allows the empowerment of the community and the role of Nicaraguan families.
A Recognition Diploma, fertilizer for plants produced by EMTRIDES, irrigation tools and a shopping certificate for supermarkets, were the prizes awarded to each winner.