Vote on best gardens

IT'S ON again - the popular Garden Expo at the pavilion on May 4 and 5 - and you have the opportunity to vote.

Categories are: Best overall garden; Best small garden; Best large garden; Best commercial garden; Best vegetable garden; Best school garden; Best country garden

Entries close Friday, April 13 and prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd placegetters in each category. Check for entry forms in The Gympie Times from February 3 and Cooloola Advertiser from February 14.

Judging will take place on Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29. Entrants are requested to have their garden open to public viewing each day from April 30 until May 6 between 1pm and 4pm. Send your entries to: The secretary, The Gympie Garden Expo, PO Box 565, Gympie, 4570. Terms and conditions apply.

Competition organiser Alan Foreman said even at this early stage, there has been a "great response" from the community.

"We used to have a garden competition and now it's been resurrected as part of the Garden Expo.

"Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on the Sunday of the Expo at 1.30pm.," he said.

"We wanted to get the schools involved and they can also enter in the best vegetable garden category as well as the best school garden."

Mr Foreman said the competition had attracted "great sponsors."

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