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Gardening showcase

Residents and local groups are invited to share photographs and stories about their gardens for a chance to win one of three $100 gift vouchers.

There’s also a $50 voucher up for grabs for young gardeners.

Marion’s first gardening showcase will celebrate the green-thumbed community by shining the spotlight on veggie patches, flower beds, plants and trees.

The entry categories are:

  • Urban garden
  • Community garden (including schools, churches, shared gardens)
  • Balcony or container garden
  • Young gardener (under 12)

You can view a gallery of participating gardens on the City of Marion website.

Get in the garden

Play your part in encouraging gardening which has increased in popularity during COVID-19 by submitting an entry.

The benefits of gardening are widely reported to include improved health, wellbeing and protection of our environment. Ways to get involved in gardening in the City of Marion include:

  • Community gardens and environmental community groups
  • Workshops and events
  • Green Thymes e-newsletter


A winner will be randomly drawn from each category.

Adult category winners will receive a $100 Mitre 10 voucher, and the Young Gardener a $50 voucher.

How to enter

Fill out the form below by submitting up to 3 photos of your garden and up to 150 words describing what gardening means to you.

Entries must be received by Friday, 13 November. The winners will be announced on the City of Marion’s Facebook page on Wednesday, 18 November.

Please review the terms and conditions below:

Related Pages

Gardening showcase entry form

Garden address

Postal address (if different from garden address)

Maximum file size is 10 mb
Enter 150 words or less

By submitting this application I indicate that I am authorised to do so.