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Community Gardening Competition

Event Details


Put your garden or greenhouse to the test by entering the Community Gardening Competition!  Judges will visit your property for 10-15 minutes one afternoon between July 17 to 19 and winners are announced shortly thereafter.

Categories - the following categories will be considered for the competition.  A minimum of 5 entries per category is required for a category to stand. The final number of categories will be narrowed down to maximum of 8 based on interest. Gardeners may enter a maximum of 3 categories.

  • container garden - use of containers (the more unique the better) to contain most or all plants/flowers
  • flower garden
  • front yard/curb appeal - just the front yard will be judged for how it presents from the street
  • funky garden - wacky, unique, creative garden of any type
  • greenhouse
  • lawn
  • pocket garden - smaller garden (balcony, very small space, etc.)
  • residential landscaping - entire yard/property will be judged
  • rock garden - garden planted amidst rocky landscape or use of rocks as primary garden feature
  • vegetable garden
  • water feature
  • youth garden - gardener is 15 years or younger
General rules:
  • Gardens/properties may win in one category only each year.
  • Gardens/properties cannot be entered in a category that they won the previous year.
  • Gardens/properties must be within 30 km of Yellowknife.
Registration:The registration form is attached below.  Please email completed forms to or fax to 867-920-5649.

Thank you to Arctic Farmer Nursery for their support of this event.

Date and Time:

Monday, July 17, 2017 12:00 PM - Wednesday, July 19, 2017 04:30 PM
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