The winners of the garden competition are as follows:
Bridge Pl – Reid Terrace (H)
25 Reid Terrace
Best Garden in the Colonies – 13 Hugh Miller Place.
The judge comments ‘Fabulous garden, well proportioned and balanced space, good plant combinations and choice for space, materials laid well and complement house.’
Best Children’s Garden – 31 Rintoul Place
‘Because’, said our judge, ‘it was not only a good use of space but a good family garden as well.’ Well done and thank you to all the children who entered – we hope you continue to enjoy your own produce, have fun in your own garden and will participate again next year.
Most Improved garden
Only 1 point in it but 20 Hugh Millar Place wins.
Dunrobin High-Balmoral Low
Congratulations to the gardeners living at all the addresses above!
The judge has also kindly sent the scoring scheme below.
Points for neatness and tidiness were also taken into consideration.
Method of Judging 10 points for Overall mood/feel of the space – All gardens evoke an emotional response: it is usually the mix of material where planting plays a large part in the effect. Light/shade also plays a part 10 points for Planting – Planting combinations, appropriate use of plants, suitability for site, maintenance 10 points for Hard Landscaping materials – Appropriate choice and combinations, safety, creative layout. 10 points for Design Principles – Movement, Balance, Scale and Proportion.