Greenest & Most Sustainable Garden 2017

Is your garden built with the goal of sustainability in mind? Does it have features that are designed to preserve and protect resources and make a positive impact on the Earth?

Sustainable gardening is one of the ways we can protect our natural environment. This includes improving our soils, growing native plants, shrubs and trees to create beautiful landscapes, growing fresh fruits, berries and vegetables using organic and renewable resources that nature provides, from rain water to solar power.

If this describes your garden, enter it as this year’s Greenest & Most Sustainable Garden.

The winning garden will be featured in the Spring issue of Good Organic Gardening Magazine and the winner will receive;

Key Dates:

1 February: Entry submission starts
13 April: Entry submission closes
1 May: Judging commences
19 May: Winner announced

How to Enter:

1. Tell us in 150 words or less why your garden is sustainable and green, based on the following criteria:

• Use of recycled materials
• Use of compost
• Use of techniques that conserve water resources & energy
• Maintenance techniques (i.e. what kind of weed and pest control methods do you use?)
• Use of native and climate-appropriate plants

2. Email photos and a description (as outlined above) of your garden to by Thursday 13th April 2017 (5pm). All submitted photos will be assessed by our panel of gardening experts. 

Please see Terms & Conditions on the competition.

Photo credit – Top: Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show (MIFGS) Sustainability Award bronze medal winning garden, middle: Toxipedia, middle: Fresh Design Pedia, bottom: Homes To Love

 

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