2015 Garden Competition

The Hills District Garden Competition is open to all residents of Arana Hills, Everton Hills, Ferny Hills and Bunya.

 New and recycled committee members are always welcome - please email us at gardencomp@fhpa.org.au if you are able to assist in any way.


Launch - Saturday, 27th June - Arana Hills Library. Our guest speaker was Kathryn Beikoff, who lectures in landscape design at Grovely TAFE and also runs Kathryn Beikoff Landscape Design. She is a passionate gardener, horticulturalist and landscape designer, and a member of the Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers.

Entries Closed - Wednesday, 23rd September

Judging - Sunday, 27th September

Presentations - Sunday, 18th October - Arana Hills Library - click here for photos

Please note that, by entering, you give permission for us to publish photos of your garden and limited personal information. Only your surname and suburb are published on this website with photos of your garden. Prize winners have their full name and address published at the Arana Hills Library and in The Hills Echo, but this is only distributed locally. Phone numbers and email addresses provided by you are only made available to Committee members.

The categories for this year's competition (TBC) are:

The Edible Garden category includes vegetable gardens, herb gardens and fruit trees.

Residents can only enter their front garden OR their back garden OR both, as they are each in a different prize category. You must enter both your front and back garden to be eligible for the Residential prize category.

Details of the judging criteria for each category will be published soon.


Links to selected gardening websites:
http://www.abc.net.au/gardening   Gardening Australia
http://www.calyx.com.au               Qld Garden Competitions
http://www.annettemcfarlane.com  Annette McFarlane, Grovely TAFE
http://rhsv.org.au                        Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria
http://www.opengarden.org.au      Open Garden Scheme (now concluded)

Click on the links below to the photos for your suburb of choice:

Arana Hills

Everton Hills

Ferny Hills



Arana Hills Gardens

Stapleton Garden - Third, Edible Gardens


Langdon Garden - Meritorious

Bullimore Garden - Grand Champion; First, Backyard Gardens

Gibson Garden - First, Edible Gardens


(Name withheld by request) - Meritorious


Nielson Garden - Third, Permananent Gardens


Guy Garden - Meritorious

Steer Garden - First, Waterwise Gardens; Second, Permanent Gardens

Horton Garden - Third, Waterwise



Everton Hills Gardens

Hudson Garden - Third, Front Yard Gardens

Ross Garden - First, Front Yard Gardens; Second, New Entry Gardens

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Ferny Hills Gardens

McAuliffe Garden - First, New Entry Gardens; Second, Backyard Gardens

Hildebrand Garden - Meritorious

Searle Garden - Third, New Entry Gardens; Third, Backyard Gardens

Creagh Garden - Second, Waterwise Gardens

Ellis Garden - First, Permanent Gardens


Ellerman Garden - Second, Front Yard Gardens

Cassidy Garden - Meritorious

Dallinger Garden - Meritorious


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Bunya Gardens

Scanlon Garden - Third, Acreage Gardens


Pain Garden - Second, Acreage Gardens; Second, Edible Gardens

Harvey Garden - President's Trophy; First, Acreage Gardens





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