Search for young gardeners
Organisers in the inaugural search for New Zealand’s budding young gardener want to hear from Manawatu¯ young green thumbs. Sarah O’Neil, author, gardening columnist and popular speaker, will be joining Ruud Kleinpaste on the judging panel. The national competition is open to children aged 5-15 years, who love getting into the garden and sharing their passion for growing things. Experience is not essential but getting excited about being in the garden is. The grand prize is a five day visit to Queensland including flights, accommodation and a rental car plus tickets to the Queensland Gardening Expo (if travelling in July) and a three day pass to Gold Coast theme parks. Enter at: https:/ /a.cstmapp.com/p/27268, complete the entry form and upload a short video about yourself and your garden. Further details and terms and conditions are at https:/ /www.yates.co.nz/budding-younggardener/ Entries close Monday, September 17.