Blacktown City Garden Competition

The 2020 Blacktown City Garden Competition has now closed for nominations. 

 

The 2020 winners were announced at the presentation dinner on Friday 30th October. Please see the full list of winners below:

CATEGORY

PLACE

NAME

Champion Garden

 

1st Place

59 Christine Crescent, Lalor Park

2nd Place

6 Amisfield Street, Stanhope Gardens

3rd Place

4 Kaban Street, Doonside

Best Front Garden

1st Place

59 Christine Crescent, Lalor Park

2nd Place

1 Consolo Avenue, Glenwood

3rd Place

1B Advance Street, Schofields

Best Back Garden

1st Place

59 Christine Crescent, Lalor Park

2nd Place

6 Amisfield Street, Stanhope Gardens

3rd Place

4 Kaban Street, Doonside

Best Individual Residential

(unit or townhouse)

1st Place

71 Braemont Avenue, Kellyville Ridge

2nd Place

26/1 Myrtle Street, Prospect

3rd Place

3/124 Hartington Street, Rooty Hill

3rd Place

24 Bonaccordo Road, Quakers Hill

Best Community Garden

1st Place

Bidwill Community Garden

2nd Place

Lalor Park Community Garden

3rd Place

Mt Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency

Best Education Facility- High School/ Primary School/ Early Learning

1st Place

Wyndham College, Nirimba Education Precinct

2nd Place

Catholic Learning Community of Stanhope Gardens

3rd Place

Hebersham Public School

Best Australian Native Garden

1st Place

45 Eggleton Street, Blacktown

2nd Place

81 Edward Street, Riverstone

3rd Place

Shelley Public School

Best Garden by a Senior Citizen

1st Place

4 Kaban Street, Doonside

2nd Place

42 Garonne Street, Seven Hills

3rd Place

3 Bromfield Avenue, Prospect

Ward 1

Winner

1B Advance Street, Schofields

Ward 2

Winner

59 Christine Crescent, Lalor Park

Ward 3

Winner

127 Reservoir Road, Blacktown

Ward 4

Winner

61 Evans Road, Rooty Hill

Ward 5

Winner

22 Speers Crescent, Oakhurst

Best Edible Garden- Residential

1st Place

81 Edward St, Riverstone

Best Edible Garden- School

1st Place

Hebersham Public School

Best Edible Garden- Other

1st Place

MTC Broadspectrum Parklea Correctional Centre

Encouragement Award

Winner

4 Francis Street, Mount Druitt

Guest Judge Pick

Winner

46 Castlereagh Street, Riverstone

Best Commercial Garden

1st Place

Sydney Zoo

2nd Place

MTC Broad-spectrum – Parklea Correctional Centre

Best Sustainable Commercial Garden

 

1st Place

Sydney Zoo

Best Sustainable Residential Garden

1st Place

81 Edward Street, Riverstone

2nd Place

4 Kaban Street, Doonside

Best Garden by a person/ group with a disability

1st Place

Coreen School Blacktown Tutorial Campus

2nd Place

79 Best Road, Blacktown

3rd Place

15 Roche Grove, Shalvey

Best Themed or Novel Garden

1st Place

127 Reservoir Rd, Blacktown

2nd Place

111 Summerfield Avenue , Quakers Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It's time to showcase your creative flair and have your hard work recognised during the annual Blacktown City Garden Competition. With all the changes happening in the world with COVID-19 and many families now home bound, this is a perfect opportunity to keep active and maintain your pride and joy. 

We are on the lookout for the city's best gardens across the following categories (max 3 per entry):

  • Best Front Garden

  • Best Back Garden

  • Best Commercial Garden (Retirement Village or Business)

  • Best Education Facility Garden (all education facilities) 

  • Best Edible Garden (Residential/education/business)

  • Best Australian Native Garden 

  • Best Sustainable Garden

  • Best Community Garden

  • Best Individual Residential (unit/townhouse)

  • Best Garden by Senior Citizen (60 years +)

  • Best Themed/Novel Garden

  • Best Garden by a Person/Group with a Disability.

Preliminary judging will be conducted between 31 August - 11 September, 2020 inclusive. Final round judging by industry experts will be conducted on 18th September. All home owners will be contacted prior to judging taking place. 

Each entry 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.

Terms and conditions

  • 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. 

  • entrants must reside in the Blacktown Local Government Area.

Applications

Applications have now closed. Entries closed 5.30pm Friday 28 August, 2020.

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