This year has seen an increase in the number of gardens created by women. See below some photos of their displays.
An exhibitor in the large Show gardens was Emmaline Bowman with “Living Garden” winning a Silver Medal
In the Achievable Gardens:-
“Wonder Wall” by Sarah Jardine (Melbourne Polytechnic) 1st Prize, Excellence Award & Best Use of Plant Life Award
“Backyard Plains” by Bessie Richards (Melbourne Polytechnic) 1st Prize
”Naturalising Edna” by Elinor Beard (Melbourne Polytechnic) 1st Prize
”Breathing The Studio” by Bonnie Thexton (Swinburne University of Technology) 1st Prize
”State Of Wonder” by Seam Lam (University of Melbourne) 1st Prize
”Welcome to Wonderland” by Christina Dinakis (Swinburne University of Technology) 2nd Prize
”Reused And Adored” by Nicole Taylor (Holmesglen Institute of TAFE) 2nd Prize
”Bratztralia” by Marina De Souza & Melissa Bell (Holmesglen Institute of TAFE) 2nd Prize
”Retro Urbana” by Gayle Brenchley & Ricky Haywood (Swinburne University of Technology) 3rd Prize & Creative Space Award.
”A New Horizon” by Charlotte Wiltshire (University of Melbourne) 3rd Prize
In the Boutique Gardens category there were:-
“Secretum Hortus” by Kim Moon, assisted by Semken Landscaping 2nd Prize.
“Auszen” by Olga Blacha