Dig it Isaac! Gardening Competition

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This Spring, get back to basics in your own backyard and win! We're on the hunt for Isaac's best gardens, from the grand and expansive, to the petite and patio-bound! Spend at least $20 at an Isaac business and share photos or videos of your garden masterpiece for your chance to share in over $3700 of Shop Isaac gift cards to spend within the region. Sign-up now and receive early access to Dig It programs (including the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food online course!) and receive gardening tips and tricks right to your inbox!

Can you Dig It, Isaac? Of course you can! Read on below for more details.


What are the categories?

Best overall garden - Sponsored by High Country Mitre 10, Moranbah
This garden is the show-stopping, jaw-dropping, best-in-show! Your garden has the goods and we can't wait to see it!
PRIZE - $1000 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best edible garden - Sponsored by Home Timber and Hardware, Dysart
Fruits, veggies, herbs and more - your garden is beautiful...and nutritious!
PRIZE - $500 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best drought-resistant garden - Sponsored by Clermont Agencies
We're tough here in Isaac and our gardens can be too! Show us your best low-water garden to win!
PRIZE - $500 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best grown from seeds garden - Sponsored by Isaac Regional Council
You don't need to spend a fortune to get that green! Show us what you can do with a packet of seeds or bulbs and a patch of earth.
PRIZE - $350 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best potted garden - Sponsored by Glenden Hardware and Rural
No space for a garden? No worries! Show us what you can do using only pots and planters, indoors or out.
PRIZE - $350 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best school, kindy or daycare garden - Sponsored by Middlemount Rural Traders
Get gardening students! Veggies, herbs, pot plants, flowers - as long as the hard-work has been done by the students (not parents or staff) we want to see it!
PRIZE - 2 x $500 Shop Isaac Gift Cards will be awarded to two education providers in the region.


How do I enter?
Simply spend $20 toward the creation of your backyard oasis at any Isaac-based business between now and Friday 30 October. Upload your receipt with photos or videos of your garden and you're in the running!


Who can enter?
Anyone living in the Isaac region local government area can enter Dig It Isaac. Entrants in the school, kindy and daycare category must come from education providers with a physical premises in the Isaac region.


Do I need to sign-up now to be eligible?
No BUT...early registrants will get VIP registration access to associated Dig It programs (Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food course anyone?!?) and will receive the Dig It Isaac newsletter full of special offers from sponsors, plus tips to make your garden glow and grow!


Will people be coming to see my garden?
No. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we've made this competition 100% online. There will be no on-site judging and winners will not be expected to open their garden. We will not share the address of any entrants and winners.


Where do I have to spend my $20+ to enter?
At any business in the Isaac region, as long as it's related to the development of your entry.


Have we missed anything? Ask us below using the Quick Question function. There is also more detail in the Terms and Conditions located on the right.

Isaac Regional Council would also like to thank our sponsors for making this competition come to life!

Get gardening! Entries close on Friday 30 October.

This Spring, get back to basics in your own backyard and win! We're on the hunt for Isaac's best gardens, from the grand and expansive, to the petite and patio-bound! Spend at least $20 at an Isaac business and share photos or videos of your garden masterpiece for your chance to share in over $3700 of Shop Isaac gift cards to spend within the region. Sign-up now and receive early access to Dig It programs (including the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food online course!) and receive gardening tips and tricks right to your inbox!

Can you Dig It, Isaac? Of course you can! Read on below for more details.


What are the categories?

Best overall garden - Sponsored by High Country Mitre 10, Moranbah
This garden is the show-stopping, jaw-dropping, best-in-show! Your garden has the goods and we can't wait to see it!
PRIZE - $1000 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best edible garden - Sponsored by Home Timber and Hardware, Dysart
Fruits, veggies, herbs and more - your garden is beautiful...and nutritious!
PRIZE - $500 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best drought-resistant garden - Sponsored by Clermont Agencies
We're tough here in Isaac and our gardens can be too! Show us your best low-water garden to win!
PRIZE - $500 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best grown from seeds garden - Sponsored by Isaac Regional Council
You don't need to spend a fortune to get that green! Show us what you can do with a packet of seeds or bulbs and a patch of earth.
PRIZE - $350 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best potted garden - Sponsored by Glenden Hardware and Rural
No space for a garden? No worries! Show us what you can do using only pots and planters, indoors or out.
PRIZE - $350 Shop Isaac Gift Card

Best school, kindy or daycare garden - Sponsored by Middlemount Rural Traders
Get gardening students! Veggies, herbs, pot plants, flowers - as long as the hard-work has been done by the students (not parents or staff) we want to see it!
PRIZE - 2 x $500 Shop Isaac Gift Cards will be awarded to two education providers in the region.


How do I enter?
Simply spend $20 toward the creation of your backyard oasis at any Isaac-based business between now and Friday 30 October. Upload your receipt with photos or videos of your garden and you're in the running!


Who can enter?
Anyone living in the Isaac region local government area can enter Dig It Isaac. Entrants in the school, kindy and daycare category must come from education providers with a physical premises in the Isaac region.


Do I need to sign-up now to be eligible?
No BUT...early registrants will get VIP registration access to associated Dig It programs (Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food course anyone?!?) and will receive the Dig It Isaac newsletter full of special offers from sponsors, plus tips to make your garden glow and grow!


Will people be coming to see my garden?
No. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we've made this competition 100% online. There will be no on-site judging and winners will not be expected to open their garden. We will not share the address of any entrants and winners.


Where do I have to spend my $20+ to enter?
At any business in the Isaac region, as long as it's related to the development of your entry.


Have we missed anything? Ask us below using the Quick Question function. There is also more detail in the Terms and Conditions located on the right.

Isaac Regional Council would also like to thank our sponsors for making this competition come to life!

Get gardening! Entries close on Friday 30 October.

  • Register as an early bird and receive VIP access to Dig It Isaac programming (including the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food course!) and the Dig It Isaac newsletter, filled with offers from sponsors and tips to make your garden glow and grow!

    Register as a Dig It Isaac early bird
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  • When your garden glory is ready to go, here's what you need to do:

    1. Make sure you've spent your $20+ at a on creating your garden dream. You must have made your purchase at a business located in the Isaac region.
    2. Take some photos or videos of your garden (please don't include people in your images).
    3. Upload your images and/or videos and your receipt here by Friday 30 October 2020.
    Enter Dig It Isaac
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