Friday, 16 September 2016

Open Gardens 17 & 18 September


The results are in from the Spring Garden Competition. These residential gardens are open this weekend 10am-4pm for the general public to visit. Just look out for the banners in front of the properties. 

For photos of each property, scroll down to the next post.


Champion Garden 74 Bailey Avenue, Coffs Harbour


Reserve Champion Garden - 19 Caba Close, Boambee


Judge's Encouragement Award - 6 Keevers Close, Coramba


Waterwise A Garden up to 1000m2 - 12 Campbell Street, Safety Beach


Waterwise B Garden over 1001m2 - 88 Korora Basin Road, Korora


Home Garden, owner/occupier of strata/community title dwelling 

1st - 1/21 Cornish Street, Coffs Harbour

2nd - 15/17 Walco Drive, Sawtell

Highly Commended - 56 Glenlyon Drive, North Boambee


Home Garden, block up to 600 square metres

1st - 5 Sunnyside Close, Coffs Harbour

2nd - 12 Flintwood Place, Coffs Harbour


Home Garden, block from 601 square metres to 1000 square metres

1st - 74 Bailey Avenue, Coffs Harbour

2nd - 3 Seachange Crescent, Moonee Beach


Home Garden, block from 1001 square metres to 4000 square metres

1st - 19 Caba Close, Boambee

2nd - 13 Haviland Street, Woolgoolga


Home Garden, over 4001 square metres

1st - 88 Korora Basin Road, Korora

2nd - 202 Heritage Drive, Moonee Beach


Home Garden, maintained by entrant over 75 years of age

1st - 90/17 Walco Drive, Sawtell

2nd - 13 Haviland Street, Woolgoolga

Highly Commended - 9 Gillibri Crescent, Sawtell


Home Garden on rented property

1st - 27A Pullen Street, Woolgoolga

2nd - 12 Eungella Street, Toormina


Home Garden, caravan or mobile/relocatable home

1st - 101/8 Pines Estate, Woolgoolga


Whole Garden of complex operating under a Body Corporate structure

1st - Grasslands Close, Diggers Beach

2nd - 7 Gundagai Place, Coffs Harbour


Patio, Courtyard or Balcony Garden

1st - 15/17 Walco Drive, Sawtell

2nd - 88 Glenlyon Drive, North Boambee


Garden maintained by a Disabled Person

Highly Commended - 1 Nautical Close, Korora

Highly Commended - 131A Johnsons Road, Sandy Beach


Most Attractive Front Garden

1st - 7 Fisher Road, Sapphire Beach

2nd - 12 Eungella Street, Toormina


Vegetable Garden, Small up to 4 square metres

1st - 21 Lyndhurst Close, Moonee Beach


Vegetable Garden, Large over 4 square metres

1st - 62 Lake Russell Drive, Emerald Beach

2nd - 38 Island Drive, Sapphire Beach


New Home/New Garden built and occupied in the past two years

1st - 88 Korora Basin Road, Korora

2nd - 3 Seachange Crescent, Moonee Beach


Best Garden Feature

1st - 74 Bailey Avenue, Coffs Harbour - Pool Area

2nd - 99 Korora Basin Road, Korora - Royal Mantle Grevillea


Congratulations also to the Coffs Harbour Schools who entered the Spring Garden Competitions. These schools ARE NOT open to the public this weekend.

Whole School Garden
1st - Coffs Harbour Christian Community School (Senior Campus)
2nd - Coramba Public School

Best Native Garden on School Property
1st - Kororo Public School
2nd - Coramba Public School

Best Vegetable Garden on School Property
1st - Narranga Public School
2nd - St Augustine's Primary School

Snowpee Teepee Seed Growing Competition
1st - Coffs Harbour Public School
2nd - Sandy Beach Public School
Equal 3rd - Toormina High School Support Unit
                 Narranga Public School

Each year for the Spring Garden Competition the President of Coffs Garden Club judges the roundabouts within the Greater Coffs Harbour Council Area. The most attractive roundabout winner this year is:

Sawtell Road/Hogbin Drive - Gardener is Claire Burrell

The Industrial, Commercial and Community Categories also ARE NOT open to the public.

Garden of Industrial/Commercial Premises:
1st - Coffs Harbour Regional Museum
2nd - Coffs Harbour Regional Airport Airside garden 

Whole garden of hospitals, churches, clubs and commercially operated retirement estates and nursing homes:
1st - Sawtell Catholic Care of the Aged
2nd - The Lakes Village
Highly Commended - Coffs Harbour Masonic Village

Coffs Harbour Garden Club wishes to extend their thanks to ALL the gardeners who entered in the 2016 Spring Garden Competition, you have certainly done your bit to help beautify the Coffs Coast. IT IS a lot of work to prepare your garden for the competition, however it will bring much joy to both yourselves and those who see your wonderful garden  - WELL DONE to you all!



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