PAST CONTESTS:

 

2016 Summer Show How Creative Gardening contest:

 

thank you to all our August Show How contest entrants. We received some great submissions and are excited to share the winning entries with you


"Most Creative Flower Beds" 1st place winner: Jaqueline Glenn

"Upgrade garden outside front gate under 2 cherry trees. Two Mugho Pines were cut down/removed. All of the contents of flower containers were dumped into the back to build it up over several years and then the soil was improved and new perennials planted. The garden faces northeast; therefore, shade plants were required."

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Jacqueline-Glenn-1st Place - Most Creative Flower Beds

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"Most Creative Planters" 1st place winner: Cynthia Philp

"After gardening in the same yard for 17 years, I was running out of gardening space. I figured it was possible to fit an entire new avian neighbourhood in anyway! "

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"Most Creative Planters" 2nd place winner: Margaret Jarratt

"Tiny gardens, home made cedar boxes, plants and accessories."

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"Most Improved Yard" 1st place winner: Jennifer Varga

"We built a 8x16ft greenhouse which runs for about 3/4 of the year in Calgary. It contains soil beds equipped with radiant heat lines ran from our hot water tank inside our house. There is a hydroponics system that holds approx. 85 plants with 2 water reservoirs (1 inside, 1 out.)"

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"Most Improved Yard" 2nd place winner: Diane King

"Moved to new house and removed weedy raspberry patch to use as holding bed, then added patio and is now a re-purposed mirror garden room"

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