Beautiful  cottage garden full of flowers with a picnic table and umbrella

Entries are now open for the 2017 Hawkesbury Garden Competition. This annual competition for local residents and organisations aims to create a brighter and more beautiful Hawkesbury. Entrants can select one of seven categories to enter, with all entrants going in the running for Grand Champion Garden and Best Regional Garden.

The seven categories for this year's competition are:

  • Best Residential Garden Gardens on less than 1000m, surrounding a home.
  • Best Acreage Garden: Gardens greater than 1000m.
  • Best Small Garden: Includes patios, villa and balcony gardens.
  • Best Non Residential: Includes commercial gardens, institutional and industrial areas, churches, hospitals, volunteer/community etc.
  • Best Seniors Garden: Gardener must be 60+ years of age.
  • Best Kids Garden: Gardeners must be 12 years or younger.
  • Best Schools Garden
    • Constructed and maintained by students 
    • Constructed and maintained by staff. Includes: pre-schools, primary, high and specialised schools.

The winners will be announced at a special ceremony to be held on 18 October 2017.

Closing date: 25 August 2017

Enter the competition online

Contact: 4560 4444; [email protected] 

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