North East in Bloom
North East in Bloom (NEIB), a 501c3 charitable and educational nonprofit organization started in 2011, was modeled after the America in Bloom national program. Its goals are:
• To promote and participate in the beautification of the greater North East area,
• To enhance the quality of life in North East,
• To sponsor activities to educate the community about gardening , landscaping, horticulture, preservation and protection of green space and environmentally sensitive areas, and sound planting management , and
• To work with other organizations with similar interests.
Programs and Services
North East in Bloom has helped in the beautification of North East by planted and maintaining the 7 gateway signs in NE, the entrance flower beds at Heard Park, the flower bed at NE Glass, the day lilies on the street side of the community garden, the 65 parking meter baskets in the downtown, the 12 concrete planters in the alley on west Main Street, worked with NE Borough on grants to maintain and preserve Gibson Park. We also have 'bloomed' over 125 gardens and selected the Garden of the Month in NE and held several garden tours and fund raisers.