Get your entries in now for the 2016 Hawkesbury Garden Competition!

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The annual Hawkesbury Garden Competition is now open! And now, it is much easier to enter with a simple and convenient online entry form available at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au. Entries close on 26 August 2016.

Entrants can select one of the seven categories to enter in this year’s competition, with all entrants going in the running for Grand Champion Garden and Best Regional Garden.

The Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Kim Ford, is a keen supporter of the Garden Competition, which is held in the wonderful season of spring each year.

“The competition has become one of the most popular events in the Hawkesbury and many residents look forward to not only entering the competition, but dedicating a good part of the year beforehand getting their gardens ready,” he said.

“The Hawkesbury Garden Competition has been a long standing tradition in the local area and each year we look forward to what the entrants’ have in store for us. It’s certainly a treat to see the gardens.”

“There are seven categories to enter and entrants can choose one category. With the range of gardens that we see each year, there is a category for all.”

Entry forms, including full conditions of entry can be found at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or at Council’s Administration Building, 366 George Street, Windsor.

Judging will take place on Friday, 16 September, Saturday, 17 September and Sunday, 18 September 2016. Enrants will be notified of the schedule of judging closer to the date.

Winners will be announced at a special ceremony to be held this year on Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 7pm at Windsor RSL, 36 Argyle Street, Windsor.

The 2016 Hawkesbury Garden Competition is proudly bought to you by Hawkesbury City Council in partnership with Hawkesbury Camera Club. This year’s competition is proudly sponsored by Windsor RSL.

For all enquires please call Council on (02) 4560 4444 or email gardencomp@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.