Edible Landscape Award
This award is for a resident or an organisation that have reduced their ecological footprint by growing some of their own food using environmentally friendly methods.
Who should enter:Resident, organisation, landscape architect/designer where the major elements of the garden have been established after April 2006.
Two awards may be awarded; one each to a residential or professional entrant if warranted.
- Describe how the garden has been well designed for both food production and visual appeal.
- Describe how the gardener/s use sustainable garden practices, such as water efficiency and composting.
- Describe how the gardener/s utilise organic pest and weed control methods.
- How has the garden reduced the resident's and/or organisation's need to purchase food (i.e. reduced food miles)?
- Describe how the garden uses drought tolerant and/or indigenous plants for health and resilience.
- Describe any incorporation of climate smart planting ie sub tropical/tropical foods.
- Please include information on how many people are fed from the garden and its size.
- Please include information on any educational materials, facilities, programs if it is a communal garden or resource created for other users.
- In general terms, how much money have you invested to date on this project? (This information will not be published or scored, and is simply to assist the judges put your project scale in context.)
Please click on the link below to download the nomination template for this award. Once you have filled in the template. Please click on the Nominate button below where you will fill in your contact details and upload the template.
Ensure you include and appendixes and images within the nomination template and save the document.
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A WORD LIMIT OF 200 WORDS PER CRITERIA QUESTION
2013 Edible Landscape Award