Grow It Local - your local grow community - is proud to announce the third annual Grow It Local Awards, a community-minded celebration of creativity & fun in homegrown culture.

.This year, we're searching for winners in eight key categories:.

  • Biggest Vegetable Award
  • Wonkiest Vegetable / Vegetable That Most Looks Like...
  • The 'Why I Love My Patch' Award - because only a grower knows the feeling
  • Australia’s Best Chicken Name Award
  • Homegrown Hero – community champion award
  • School Garden Award – growing the future
  • Sustainable Gardener Award
  • Homegrown Harvest Award

Judges include Gardening Australia’s Costa Georgiadis, River Cottage's Paul West and others.

A few of the many creative and fun entries from our 2022 event.

.How to enter.

  1. Post a photo on Instagram or Facebook.
  2. Tag @growitlocal and use the hashtag #GrowItLocalAwards in your caption, along with the award category you are entering.
  3. Mention which local council area you live in.
  4. You also need to be a member of our Grow It Local community — registration is free at!

Entries are open from February 1 to March 30, 2023. Winners will be announced on April 14.

.Win great prizes.

Winners in each category will win a jam-packed prize pack of helpful veggie gardening things, including products from:

  • Seasol
  • Mr Fothergills
  • Grow It Local

.See past winners for inspiration.

Ready to get inspired? Check out all of our 2022 Grow It Local award winners here.

Can you dig it?