2012 Winners


Final judging results for 2012

Kevin Heinze Perpetual Award

This award is in recognition of the magnificent contribution made to school gardening by the late Kevin Heinze. The award recognises the outstanding range of gardening and environmental activities involving students over a continuous period of time, and in 2012 it was awarded to The Patch Primary School.

State Awards

  • Category 1: Our Lady Help of Christian School, Murtoa
  • Category 2: Melton Specialist School
  • Category 3: St Francis Xavier Primary School, Ballarat
  • Category 4: Orbost Secondary College

Awards of Merit

  • Nursery and Garden Industry Victoria (NGIV) Award of Merit: Charles La Trobe College, Olympic Village Campus
  • Plants Plus Award of Merit: Rosedale Primary School
  • Catholic Education Office Award of Merit: St Bernadette’s Primary School, Ivanhoe 
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Award of Merit: Brentwood Secondary College
  • Yates Australia Award of Merit: Camp Hill Primary School
  • Multicrop Award of Merit: Flowerdale Primary School
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Award of Merit: Benalla Primary School
  • Horticultural Media Association of Victoria Award of Merit: Kensington Primary School 

Special Awards

  • Lakeview Secondary College 
  • Swan Hill Specialist School

Pink Heath Awards

  • The Patch Primary School
  • St Macartans Primary School

Additional major product prizes

Turf Producers Association Victoria – ($4,500 turf packages each)

  • Woorinen and District Primary School
  • Gembrook Primary School
  • Charles La Trobe College
  • Melbourne Girls’ College
  • Sunbury Heights Primary School
  • Northern Bay P-12 College
  • Whittlesea Primary School
  • Rosedale Primary School

Flemings Nurseries ($1,000 mini orchard)

  • Melbourne Girls’ College

Past winners