01 November 2017   

2 min read
The best of the best competes for the title of best gardener at Fig Tree Village.

In Murrumba Downs Queensland, Fig Tree Village saw the gardening committee hosting a marvelous gardening competition. Testing the skills of the residents in formal garden arranging and causal garden offering prizes to the winners.

The event welcomed the team from Landscape Solutions to judge the contestants and decide on the winners. On the day, there was a wonderful array of gardens to admire; making it difficult for the judges to a pick a winner. 

Growing and caring for your own plants gives residents pride in developing something to its full potential.

Gardening is a fantastic way to stay active for yourself and gives back to the community. The garden provides fresh ingredients to the kitchen, giving the community of Fig Tree a the best quality for their daily meals. Growing and caring for your own plants gives the residents of Fig Tree Village the change to work together and develop something.

The prizes for the competition were presented at Fig Tree village market in early October. It was a gorgeous sunny day with a delectable morning tea on offer.

The event was a massive success with the help of garden committee volunteers running food and gardening stools. To help with the festivities, the ladies produced a beautiful quilt for the raffle prize.

Overall, the event raised an impressive $2, 500 and all proceeds were donated to Prostate Cancer Research. Everyone involved should be extremely proud of these efforts.