Seniors Festival Event - Hanging Basket Competition with Jane Edmanson

Seniors Festival Event - Hanging Basket Competition with Jane Edmanson
5 October 2023
11 a.m.

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

  • Get your entry forms in before Friday 21st of July by email, mail or in person
  • How? You can scan and email to Marika at [email protected] or deliver in person or by mail to Oak Tree Hill Retirement Community, 37 View Mount Road, Glen Waverley, 3150
  • If you have indicated you wish for a hanging basket to be provided, it will be issued for collection from July to the 7th August 2023.You will be contacted by text or email for collection details.
  • Get planning and planting!!!
  • Look after your baskets – remember to water, feed and detail
  • On the 7th August at Aveo Oak Tree Hill, we will hold a hanging basket workshop to check in, answer questions, cover tips, tricks and troubleshooting. An invite for this will be sent to registered entrants.
  • Baskets need to be at Oak Tree Hill by midday October 4th for hanging and display on the veranda
  • Judging and Award Presentation October 5th at 11:30am at Oak Tree Hill Community Centre in Glen Waverley
  • For more information you can contact Marika at [email protected] or 0436 621 227
  • To ensure the health and wellbeing of residents and staff, we are conducting the event in accordance with the required COVID safe plan. Aveo requests that all attendees to Aveo events are vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect the residents and staff in our communities.

Price Free
Oak Tree Hill Retirement Living
37 View Mount Road, Glen Waverley, VIC 3150, Australia
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