The Sydney Hills Garden CompetitionAn Orange Blossom Festival Event

Sydney Hills Gardening Competition Results and photos

The event commenced at 7:00PM with a slide show of all the gardens entered in the competition. At 7:30 MC Jim Sifonios opened the formal part of the evening and addresses were given by Competition Chair Keith Stapley, Hills Shire Mayor Dr. Michelle Byrne and Competition Judge Ross Miller. Presentations were then made with the assistance of Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne, David Elliott MP, Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Ray Williams MP Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and Western Sydney.

 Following the presentations all present enjoyed a delicious light supper provided by the ladies of the Inner Wheel Clubs of Baulkham Hills and Norwest., and caught up with old friends and new.

 Environmental Awareness Award –                                          COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT CENTRE, ANNANGROVE

George Eric Mobbs Award for Excellence in Gardening    SHARON MATTHEWS     

Champion of Champions –                                                            ELSIE HEHIR….   


Category                                                                                    First                                                        Second                                                      Third                                   

 1A  Small Residential Garden Owner Maintained                Elsie Hehir                                         Sharon Matthews                                        Paula Daniels

1B Large Residential Garden Owner Maintained                 Margaret & Stewart Hunter

1C Residential Garden Professionally Maintained          John & Lesley Bailey

1D Residental Front or Back Garden Owner Maintained  John Shaw                                             Brian Graf                                                    Ann & Phil Farthing

2 New Garden Owner Maintained                                         John Shaw                                            Don & Daphne Bradford                             Friends of Bella Vista Farm

3 Townhouse, Villa or Courtyard Owner Maintained         Ron & Carol Perrau                               Trudi Newman                                             Stephen Berghofer 

4A Senior Citizen's Entire Garden                                        Elsie Hehir                                               Denis & Jenine Fleming                              Equal Tony & Robin Davidson, Don & Daphne Bradford

4B Senior Citizen's Front Garden                                          Kaye Aitchison                                       Jeanette Thompson                                     Equal Jenny Wilkinson, Brian Graf

4C Senior Citizen's Townhouse or Courtyard Garden        Kay and Bob Smith                               Ron & Caarol Perrau                                      Greg & Lesley Martin

5 Strata or Community Title Property

     Professionally Maintained                                                   MacArthur Ridge                                The Lakes                                                          The Pointe

6 Good Neighbour Gardens                                                    Bob & Robyn Junor with                     EQual Ray Hedges with Keith McGill,            Gumnut Grove, Living Choice

                                                                                                      Jeanette Thompson                           Joyce Scott with Jilly Warren

7 Specialty Gardens and Features                                          Equal Sharon Matthews,                     Dennis and Jenine Fleming

                                                                                                      Paula Daniels

8 Industrial, Commercial or Institution Garden                    Living Choice, Glenhaven                   Equal The Willows Northmead

                                                                                                                                                                     The Gracewood Kellyville

9A Primary School Gardens - Student Maintained              Kellyville Public School                         Our Lady of The Rosary Primary School

9C School Gardens  - Staff Maintained                                  Kellyville Public School


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