The Greater Fairfield Board of Realtors is accepting nominations for the 25th annual "Pride in Our Homes" contest.

Fairfield residents have until June 10 to make nominations in one or more of three categories: front of home appearance, home landscaping and whimsical garden.

The annual competition gives residents a chance to say thank you to their fellow neighbors in town for making the community beautiful with their landscaping and gardens, according to a release from the board.

Contest judging will take place during the third and fourth weeks of June, with landscape professionals making the final decision.

Homes currently for sale are not eligible for the contest, and entries from amateur gardeners only will be accepted.

Applications for nomination will be printed in the Fairfield Citizen and will also be available by calling the Greater Fairfield Board of Realtors at 203-255-0497 or visting They may also be picked up can be picked up at your favorite real estate office or from various participating retailers in Fairfield.