Noordhoek Open Gardens 2016 Winners

This year we made the judging process of the Noordhoek Open Gardens event simple... Nominated people (unknown to the gardeners) spent their time over the weekend judging gardens and sent their feedback to the committee...The winners were announced and presented with their gifts on Saturday 29 October at the residence of Chris and Sue Strangway Dixon’s Home in De Goode Hoop. 

Here is the list of the winners: 

Large Gardens: 
First prize: Kathy Fish, House on Pooh Corner
Second Prize: Phillipa & Heather Dresner, Shady Oaks
Third Prize: Andrew & Samantha Hart, Potomac Close

Medium Gardens:
JOINT first prize: Amy & Gavin Goldblatt, Beach road & Anca & Ollie Wright, Keurboom 
Second prize: Tone Alexander, Willoughby Drive

Indigenous: 
First Prize: Natalie & Andrew van der Heever, Sword Dancer Cl
JOINT second prize: Antje & Bernard Madden & Dr Donovan Kirkwood
Third Prize: Nola & Gianni Viotti, Haven Drive

Food Gardens:
First Prize: Nicky & Shaun van Reenen
Second Prize: Angela & Justin Gomes from Jardim
Third Prize: Sally Brimble, Dassenheuwel.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the sponsors of the event: 

- African Experience
- Cape Point Vineyards
- @Ellipsis
- FaithJuice
- Harry Goemans Garden Centre
- Kristen's Kick Ass Ice Cream
- The Foodbarn Restaurant, Deli & Tapas
- Ellies deli at The Noordhoek Cafe
- The Village Roast-
- Noordhoek Garden Emporium
- Dianne Gardner
- African Queen Guest House
- Cape Dutch Nursery
- Jawitz Properties South Peninsula
- Rose Eedes Properties
- The Toad, Noordhoek
- Cafe Roux, Noordehoek Village
- Wild Rose Country Lodge
- Poleyard
- Pennypinchers
- Coco Bean
- Realtors International
- Longbeach Mall
- Pick n Pay
- Greeff Properties

We look forward to 2017's event with much enthusiasm!  Thank you once again to all the home owners who took the trouble to share their gardens with the public.