Do you love Gardening Australia ... and Jane Edmanson?
Do you have a love of gardening and being social with other garden lovers?
Even if you don't look after a big garden anymore, sometimes a potted garden, especially a hanging basket, can give you the space and accessibility to create something wonderful!
We are holding a hanging basket competition as a celebration and contribution to the Victorian Seniors Festival; and gardening royalty Jane Edmanson OAM will be both the judge and presenter of the awards for this inaugural event!
Register here to attend to view the lovely entries, see Jane Edmanson live and join the free BBQ lunch.
Alos, if it is before July 21st you can also enter the competition. Each entrant automatically gets a ticket to the event, please register your guests separately. Competition details below.
3 wonderful options to participate!
1. Enter the competition yourself if you can submit an entry form by July 21st. (Contact Marika at [email protected] or 0436 621 227 for an entry form.) Entry is free with great prizes listed below, and a new and free basket is provided for you if indicated on the entry form. (If it is after this date and you still wish to enter, please still reach out).
2. You can also enter in the grandkids/great grandkids category (under 15's) if you work with them on it. This is to encourage and support more opportunities for quality time and to pass on the love and knowledge of gardening to younger generations.
3. If you would like to just come and enjoy the event, view the basket entries, see Jane Edmanson live and enjoy a social time and BBQ, then you can also register to just attend the award presentation event. So many options! Space is limited so get in quick!
Here are the details for you -
Day and Date: Thursday October 5th 11am – 12pm followed by free BBQ lunch.
Award Presentation Time: 11:30am—12pm, free BBQ to follow.
Who: Jane Edmanson OAM, will be both judge and presenter of awards and prizes.
Competition Categories —1. Seniors Festival Guest, 2. Aveo Resident 3. Grandkids Category (under 15’s)
All winners receive ֎ a professional photo, printed and framed with Jane and their winning work, ֎ a signed copy of Jane’s book ‘From the Ground Up’, ֎ a double pass explorer tour of the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne or Melbourne with ֎ lunch at the gardens café and ֎ a stainless steel set of hand gardening tools ֎
There are 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes plus ‘Most Creative’ and ‘Budding Expert’ for each category.
- Winners also receive gift cards to the value of -
֎ 1st Prizes $350 ֎ 2nd Prizes $200 ֎ 3rd Prizes $150 ֎ Most Creative & Budding Expert Prizes $100
Entry and Competition Details