Bring young minds together to build a Sustainable Scarecrow to ward off critters in the Home Grown Patch at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2023.
Scarecrows and other deterrents have long been used in the plant world to ward off unwanted animals from crops as a natural pest control. Demonstrate sustainability, innovation and applied design with S.T.E.M by using reused and recycled materials.
The Sustainable Scarecrows will be showcased in the middle of the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, sharing and inspiring the possibility of recycling and reusing for the community.
Kitchen garden prizes for the Best Use of Recycled Materials:
1st – $1,200+ worth of nursery voucher and garden products
2nd – $750+ worth of nursery voucher and garden products
3rd – $500+ worth of nursery voucher and garden products
Public Choice – On site garden consultation with professional designer including garden products (Shapescaper steel garden planters, Quality Plants & Seedlings seedling package, $250 voucher from Warners Nurseries), value of $1,200+.
Please read the Sustainable Scarecrow Competition School Brief for detailed information on entry process.
Summary of Entry Process
Step 1 – Express your interest to enter (help gage number of scarecrows being received)
Step 2 – Register your scarecrows entry – by Friday 17th March (confirms your entry into competition)
Step 3 – Delivery your scarecrow to the show – Thursday 23rd or Friday 24th March 2023. See brief for details.
Step 4 – Collect your scarecrow – Monday 3rd or Tuesday 4 April 2023
If you have any questions, email email@example.com or phone the VSGP office on 9567 0599.