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2017 Blacktown City Garden Competition

Calling on all gardening enthusiasts with a green thumb! It's time to showcase your flair and creativity in the Blacktown City Garden Competition.

The competition has a range of categories for both individuals and groups, and is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your gardening skills to your community.

CATEGORIES

  • Best front garden
  • Best back garden
  • Best commercial (Retirement Village or Business)
  • Best Education Facility ( )High School  ( )Primary  (  )Early Learning
  • Best edible garden(  ) Residential       (  ) school   (  ) Other
  • Best Australian native garden
  • Best Sustainable garden
  • Best community garden
  • Best individual residential (units/townhouse)
  • Best garden by senior citizen (60 years +)
  • Best themed/novel garden
  • Best garden by a person/group with a disability

JUDGING

Judging will be conducted between 11 September and 29 September 2017 inclusive.

Each entrant will be judged on the following items:

Design; including Functional Usage, Colour, Texture, Form, Balance, Theme, Visual Appeal and Experience Factor

Construction; including use of materials, construction methods, sculptural elements and plant selection.

Maintenance; Including weeds, pest and disease, mulch and plant health and vigour.

Sustainability; Including compost, source of water, biodiversity, wildlife habitat and recycled materials.

The judge’s decision is final

CONTACT

Complete an online entry form by clicking OPEN FORM below from Tuesday 1 August. Applications close 5.30pm, Friday, 8 September 2017.

For more information contact: The Events and Sister Cities Team on 9839 6000 or visit www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Invitations will be sent to all entrants to attend the Awards Presentation Evening.
  •  All dietary requirements need to be stipulated when confirming attendance and a separate meal will ONLY be catered for the individual guest.
  • Entrants are only eligible to receive a maximum of three awards, which excludes the champion garden award.
  • Council employees are not eligible to enter this competition.
  • Entry in a commercial category prohibits the same entry in residential or community categories.

OPEN ENTRY FORM

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