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The Lockyer Valley Garden Competition is now open for entries! 

Gardening enthusiasts from across the region are urged to get their prized gardens ready for spring and enter into the 2018 Lockyer Valley Garden Competition.

Entries for the competition close on Monday 20 August, with judging on Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 August. There are some great prizes up for grabs, including a $200 voucher for the Grand Champion and $150 for the Reserve Grand Champion plus other prizes for each category.

This year entry is even easier with three options to register:

1.  Pick up an entry form at one of the Council offices at 26 Railway St, Gatton or 9 Spicer St, Laidley

2.  Download an entry form here - 2018 Garden Competition Entry Form

3.  Enter online here

All entrants will be invited to attend a presentation afternoon tea, to be held on Tuesday 4 September at the Laidley Sports Complex, where all winners will be announced.

For more information on the Lockyer Valley Garden Competition contact the Lake Apex Visitor Information Centre in Gatton on 5466 3425 or see the entry form for details.

Open Garden PeriodLockyer Valley gardens will be showcased during the open garden period, to be held from Thursday 6 September and continuing through the Laidley Spring Festival and during the lead up to the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, finishing on Sunday 16 September.

The list of entrants will be available from Monday 3 September so you can plan your day to visit the gardens during the open garden period. The list will be available at Council offices in Gatton and Laidley, Lockyer Valley Libraries, the Lake Apex Visitor Information Centre in Gatton and online at after 3 September.


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Phone: +61 7 5466 3426
Fax: +61 7 5466 3450

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre

34 Lake Apex Drive, Gatton 4343


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Visitor Centre

Lake Apex Visitor Information
Centre (Gatton)

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
34 Lake Apex Drive
Gatton QLD 4343

Phone: 07 5466 3426

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday
8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday
8.30am - 4.30pm

We are closed Christmas Day,
Boxing Day and Good Friday.