Calling all budding garden designers! The Delatite Landcare Group is hosting a competition to design a native garden in a small area within the Mansfield Secondary College grounds. Key requirements for the design include designing to utilise appropriate local native plants, incorporating the requirements of the school as well as providing suitable habitat for birds and insects. All designs entered will be displayed in the Landcare tent at the Mansfield Agricultural Show on Saturday 18th November with the winner announced at 11.00am. Prizes include a financial incentive towards garden design and/or native plants – $1000 for first prize, $500 for second.
If you would like to enter a comprehensive outline of criteria, information and base designs can be obtained from the Up2Us office (Shop 3 12-22 Highett St Mansfield). Don’t miss this blooming great opportunity to learn about the uses and benefits of native plants and to contribute to the local community – concept plans need to be submitted by close of business on Monday 13th November.