Camden Council's Garden Competition

Applications for the 2019 Camden Council Garden Competition are now open.

Proud gardeners and passionate green thumbs can enter the annual Camden Garden Competition now. To be eligible to enter, you must live in the Camden Local Government Area. 

Whether you’re an amateur who loves to potter or a seasoned garden expert you could win! 

The categories that can be entered are: 

  • Senior Citizen Garden
    Open to anyone 60 years or over.
  • Small Residential
    For small private residential gardens.
  • Large Residential
    For large private residential gardens.
  • Veggie Garden/Plot
    For residents who have an edible garden or plot of fruit, vegetables and/or herbs.

  • Best Floral Display
    A showcase of colours and vibrancy.

  • School/Class Plot
    Local pre-school, primary and high schools garden or plot maintained by students.

  • Professionally Maintained Garden
    For residential gardens that are professionally maintained.

  • Most Creative Garden
    Residential garden displaying creative use of plants with consideration for colour, shapes, textures, materials and garden features.

  • Most Sustainable Garden
    Residential garden demonstrating sustainability principles such as water saving, reuse of materials, natural pest control, herb and vegetable growing.

  • Best Lawn
    Residential most well maintained lawn

  • Commercial Garden
    Gardens within local businesses and organisations, e.g. retirement villages, small & large commercial premises etc.

Winners for the 2018 Garden Competition are: 

Grand Winner

Winner Large Residential Garden, Senior Citizen Garden and Grand Champion - Murray and Sue Hammer


Small garden

Winner Small Residential Garden - Gladys and Cosma Kontista


veggie garden

Winner Veggie Garden/Plot - Peter and Marie Thompson


Floral Display

Best Floral Display - Annalia and Roberto Santucci


Most creative garden and school

Winner School/Class Plot and Most Creative Garden - Elderslie Public School


Professional garden

Winner Professional Garden - Carrington Care


New garden

Winner New Garden - Brett Gibson


Most sustainable

Winner Most Sustainable Garden - Pauline Gomes

For more information contact Camden Council's Events Officer on (02) 4645 5690.