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Congratulations to the Spring Garden Competition  2021 winners!

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Nine spectacular gardens have been recognised this year.

Nominations were received from across our city, for a variety of category’s including for seniors garden, sustainable garden, small garden, large garden, community garden, school garden, and tropical garden.

The Gardens were judged on a variety of criteria including design and layout, plant selection, plant health and maintenance and water saving measures used.

The winners are:

Joint Winner Large Garden: Rob & Jan Smyth and John Harvie

Community Garden: Murraylands Retirement Village

Sustainable Garden: Ross & Sandra Schrapel

Seniors Garden: Margaret Cook

School Garden: Jervois Primary School

Small Garden: Melisa Wilson-Kramer

Outstanding Tropical Garden: Helen Phillips

Encouragement Award: Janice & Raymond Hutchinson

Mayor Brenton Lewis thanked all participants for being a part of the program, and said “Its been great to see such enthusiasm and passion for gardening and some amazing efforts in making the Rural City of Murray Bridge a more beautiful place”, he also thanked the volunteer judges and the Competition Major Sponsor, Tim James from Serenity Nursery.

The Rural City of Murray Bridge Spring Garden competition is an annual event.

Entries Close end of September each year

Judging will take place in early October.

Presentations will take place at an awards ceremony following the judging.

Entry forms are available from the Local Government Centre, 2 Seventh St, Murray Bridge or online here

For more information on how to enter the competition phone the Rural City of Murray Bridge on 8539 1100.

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