The Winners and Finalists of The Garden Clubs of Australia's 2016 10th Annual Photo Competition have been announced in the Autumn issue No 72 of Our Gardens magazine pages 30 and 31.
The 6 Winners each received $100 from The GCA.
Congratulations to the 2016 Winners:
1 Garden Scene: Nanette Hart Shellharbour GC, NSW Tulip garden
2 Garden visitors: Denise Chaney Parramatta Morning GC, NSW Black cockatoo
3 Abstract: Jason Freeman Magazine subscriber, VIC Ginkgo textures
4 Close-up: Jacqui Price West Wollongong GC, NSW Waratah
5 Edible plants etc: Peggy Bogar Scamander GC, TAS Golden moments
6 Junior Felicity Roco Junior entrant, NSW Air plant
All thirteen finalists and their details are at end of this table.
The 13 Finalists in 2016 each received a package to the value of approximately $50 from one of our wonderful Sponsors, Seasol International, Neutrog Australia, Yates and Organic Crop Protectants. Our sincere thanks to these sponsors, so please support them when purchasing your garden products.
Congratulations to the 2016 Finalists in each category:
7 Melanie Trimper Rose Society of South Aust, SA Keisei Rose Garden, Tokyo, Japan
8 Elizabeth Hales Buderim GC, QLD Begonias on display
9 Patricia Dinklo Central Coast Rare Plant Group, NSW Hisbiscus flower with grasshoppers
10 Densey Clyne Wauchope GC, NSW Blue banded bee stealing nectar
11 Fay Caulfield Werris Creek GC, NSW Cacti buds ready to burst into bloom
12 Ross Morgan Midcoast Garden Friends, NSW Hippeastrum Papilio
13 Julie Taylor Wyong Garden Club, NSW Butterfly on flowers
14 Alex Chun Foundation & Friends of Bot Gdns, NSW Spider purple
15 Brenda Whalan Holroyd GC for Home Gardeners, NSW Buddha's Hand fruit
16 Lee Purcell Shellharbour GC, NSW Artichoke flower
17 Laurie Gardner Coffs Harbour Garden Club, NSW Blue-tongue feeding
18 Yet Lian Ford Werri Beach Garden Club, NSW “Spider’s home” - Bromeliad
19 Layla Kulla Junior entrant, TAS My favourite in pink
Don’t be disappointed if you did not succeed in 2016 or 2017 - enter the 2018 Competition ending on 5th October 2018, for a chance to share in the total prize pool of $1,500 value, of money from GCA and great products from our sponsors.
Other photos entered during 2016 will be progressively included on the GCA website to highlight the striking variety of images submitted.