The 10th edition of the Best Garden Competition saw many yards dressed to the nines in Morinville.
 
The judges focused on sustainability, plants that encourage bees, use of compost, rain barrels and mulching to make the most of the town's water supply.
 
"It went really well, there were lots of beautiful gardens in Morinville," said events and cultural programmer, Kathleen Ducharme. "Normally we have between seven and 12 entries and this year, we had 11."
 
The winners are:
 
 
Photos courtesy of the Town of Morinville.
 
The winners received a $75 gift card from Home Hardware to encourage new ideas for next year's competition.

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