The Forbes Riverside Community Garden has launched its 2019 annual competitions with winners to be announced at the annual Open Day.
Entry forms with all the competition details are now available on the Forbes Shire Council website, at the Community Garden in Reymond Street between the hours of 9am and 11am Monday to Saturday, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry is free and there are great prizes to be won.
There are two competitions, Best Vegetable Garden and Best Scarecrow. Best Vegetable Garden is a vegetable garden which is located within the 80 Kilometre speed zone of the town of Forbes and Forbes Shire villages. Entries close on Thursday, 8th November. Best Scarecrow is judged by popular vote on the morning of the Open Day which is 16th November. Entries close on Thursday, 14th November.
The winners of both competitions will be announced at the Community Garden Open Day at 2pm on Saturday, 16th November. Head down between 10am and 1.30pm to vote for the Best Scarecrow in each category as the winners are awarded by popular vote on the day.
There will be stalls with various products for sale, including plants and vegies from the community garden. Also available, for a small price, will be morning tea, cold drinks and a sausage sizzle.
Entrants in the vegetable competition will need to be home on a pre-arranged date and time to make their garden available for the judges to visit.
For further information, visit the Forbes Riverside Community Garden’s Facebook page, Forbes Shire Council website, email email@example.com or call Heather on 0409 029 529 before Friday, 1st November, or Pru on 0411 745 576 up to 15th November.