Val de Vie Estate Garden of the Year Competition 2021
A celebration of plants and people

This competition rewards Val de Vie Estate residents who make a difference in their neighborhoods by taking pride in their gardens.

Gardeners with the greenest fingers have sufficient time to get inspired, plant and prune until November 2021 when the winner will be announced.

The prize:

  • Brenthurst Wealth investment portfolios to the value of R50 000
  • 1 year subscription of Cosmafolia Flower Boxes to the value of R10 000, delivered monthly
  • Ludwig’s Roses voucher to the value of R10 000, including fertilisers, roses and garden services
  • D’Vine Nursery garden service voucher to the value of R10 000

Judging process:


Entries will be evaluated and scored based on the photos supplied.


The top gardens in each size category will be scored when the judges conduct a live inspection of each garden.


The highest-graded garden in the Petite, Fair and Grand category will compete for the title of ‘Val de Vie Estate Garden of the Year 2021’

A certificate of achievement and other prizes will be awarded to outstanding gardens in the following sub-categories:

  • Best indigenous garden – the use of plants best suited to the Western Cape’s climate
  • Best fusion design – blending eco-friendly garden elements into a traditional landscape
  • Most colourful garden – beautiful blossoms, pastel prettiness and vibrant hues
  • Best edible garden – awarded to the best ‘grow your own’ space
  • Best pots, plants and hanging baskets – awarded to the creative use to brighten up small spaces
  • Best wildlife garden – awarded to the garden that provides a sanctuary to insects, birds and small mammals

Judging panel:

  1. Anthony Wain – Professional Landscape Architect
  2. Rory Phelan – Senior Horticulturist at Servest
  3. Simon Allen- Val de Vie Estate Environmental Officer
  4. Sue Heystek – Marking Director of Brenthurst Wealth

Get inspired:

Keep an eye out for gardening tips in the Val de Vie Estate Wellness Newsletter, Grapevine magazine and across the Val de Vie Estate social media platforms. Expert advice on maintaining your garden through winter and secrets to showcasing your hard work will be shared.

email marketing@valdevie.co.za


Brenthurst Wealth

SA’s Top Boutique Wealth Manager 2020

Visit the new Brenthurst Wealth Office at the Val de Vie Polo Village Offices, Block A3.

Email: pr@brenthurstwealth.co.za Tel: +27211003901


Exquisite hand-picked flower boxes delivered to your door

Website: www.cosmafolia.co.za Tel +27 74 725 8630

Ludwig’s Roses

South Africa’s premier rose nursery with a wide range of rose bushes, products and fertilisers

Email: info@ludwigsroses.co.za Tel: +27 12 544 0144

D’Vine Nursery

Gardening is healthy, beautiful, and rewarding. Visit D’Vine Nursery, located on Val de Vie Estate, to take home flowers, herbs, fynbos and seasonal plants

Email: Alisoncarterjohnson1@gmail.com Tel: 0834570962