Community leaders are seeking new ways to attract and retain residents, develop prosperous economies, add intellectual capital, and create jobs. The drivers that create emotional bonds between people and their community are consistent in virtually every community and can be reduced to just a few categories. People consistently give higher ratings for elements that relate directly to their daily quality of life, including such things as an area’s physical beauty, opportunities for socializing, and a community’s perceived level of openness to all.. And that’s where America in Bloom and its focus on flowers, plants, and trees, heritage preservation, environmental efforts, and community vitality come in.
Learn how using these impact areas has aesthetic, economic, environmental, and human health benefits.
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