Garden Competition


Each year avid gardeners and proud green thumbs are invited to show their creative gardening flair.

The 2016 North Sydney Garden Competition is now over but click on the links to see the winning gardens and to see how the presentation night went.

Winning Gardens 2016 (34MB)

Presentation Gala 2016 (58MB)



There is an awards category to suit just about every garden, from the tiniest of balconies right through the biggest backyard jungle. And even those that don’t have a patch of soil to work can get involved.

  • Most beautiful balcony / courtyard
  • Most environmentally friendly garden
  • Most beautiful commercial garden
  • Most beautiful garden
  • single dwelling
  • shared or multi-dwelling
  • Most beautiful public area maintained by residents (Lex and Ruby Graham Prize)
    • individual
    • group
  • Best children’s garden
  • Best urban forest garden
  • Best edible garden
    • private
    • community
  • The People’s Choice Award for Most beautiful Public Garden maintained by Council