Kids can put their green thumbs to the test with garden contest

Mayor George Harvie's Garden Contest for Kids is back.

Returning for 2019, children between the ages of 5 and 12, or classrooms from kindergarten through Grade 7, are encouraged to put their green thumbs to the test while staying active outdoors this summer. 

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To enter, simply plant a flower or vegetable garden between now and Sept. 23 and take photos documenting its progress.

Top prize is a $100 gift card with a second prize of $75 gift card and a third prize of a $50 gift card all from Delta’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Department.

There will also be a yet to be announced prize for a school classroom.

Categories include: flower (age five to 12); vegetable (age five to 12) and school classroom (Kindergarten to Grade 7).

To enter visit to see the official contest entry form and submit that form along with date stamped photos via or through regular mail to the attention of the Parks, Recreation & Culture c/o Jamie Cessford: City of Delta, 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2.

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