SMBI Garden Competition Application
Tide Festival invites all Southern Moreton Bay Islands residents to enter our Annual SMBI Garden Competition. Applicants will be in the running to win:
• First prize Grand Champion Garden all Islands: Hand crafted trophy by Turning Point Gallery + $500
• First prize Champion Garden each island: Hand crafted trophies by Turning Point Gallery and more
• Category winners: Certificates of Merit
Applications close: COB 5 pm, 31 August 2022
The online application can be found below, paper applications are available from: Canaipa Nursery, RICARTS and Turning Point Gallery on Russell Island, Macleay Island Hardware and Landscaping Supplies.
Winners will be announced at the opening night of Tide: Redlands Coast Islands Festival which takes place on Friday 23 September on Macleay Island | Alcheringa. See the Terms and Conditions and judging criteria below.
The SMBI Garden Competition would like to thank the following sponsors:
Bay Islands Property for sponsoring the Grand Champion Garden All Islands Trophy and the $500 first prize
Would you like to support the inaugural SMBI Garden Competition? Please get in touch on 0400748828 or email email@example.com
Descriptions of Categories:
Traditional Garden: Garden conforms to a standard tradition (English Cottage, Japanese, Tropical, Australian Native etc). Plantings to conform to type of garden. First impressions, plant health and few weeds.
Edible Garden: Most plants produce edible products. Whole or part garden may be entered. Sustainability and eco-friendly practices evident. Quality of plants, succession planting, climate suitability. Maintenance with acceptable number of weeds, good plant health.
Pocket Garden: Part of a garden, front or back or a garden bed. Patio, verandah or courtyard. Health of plants, co-ordination and excitement for the smaller garden. Variety of plants and features in a out of pots.
Artistic Garden: Artistic design and creative layout. Features including artworks, water features and creativity in planning, planting and colour.
Garden of the Future: Low maintenance, water-wise and eco-friendly. Use of recycled, upcycled and repurposed items in the garden.
If you require further information or support in completing your application, please call 0400748828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org