Public housing garden competition

The Public Housing Garden Competition is now closed.

The competition is an opportunity for tenants to showcase their gardens and have their enthusiasm and hard work recognised.

This year the Department of Housing and Community Development is pleased to partner with the Royal Darwin Show, the Alice Springs Show and the Katherine Show.

The winners in each region are:

Alice Springs

  • Best small garden or container garden - Marieanna Hammond
  • Best arid garden or regional plant garden – Pepe Taliu and Rae Colson (joint winners)
  • Best produce garden - Armand and Corazon Mago
  • Best lawn - Doreen Green
  • Overall winner, Best public housing garden - Andrew and Janice Rawlins.

Katherine

  • Best colourful garden - Peggy Muir
  • Best balcony, small space or pot garden - Peter and Rosita Moore
  • Best native, sustainable or water wise garden - Joan Cox.

Darwin

  • Best overall garden - Thi Thu Pham
  • Best balcony, small space or pot garden - Margaret Lynas
  • Best native, sustainable or water wise garden - Avril Smith
  • Best colourful garden - Majidah Hitam
  • Best edible garden - Stony River
  • Best community garden - Josephine Anderson.

Contact

For more information about the public housing garden competitions contact the Department of Housing and Community Development on (08) 8999 8814.

Last updated: 11 October 2017