Tell us what you’re doing to be YardSmart!

Tells us about how you are capturing rainwater, gardening for drought-tolerance, supporting the native species of our local environment and being a water-wise gardener by completing the survey below. You need to provide your contact information to be entered into the draw.

The winner of each of the three draws will win a $25 garden centre gift card and a copy of the Society’s The Growing Journal. You may only enter the draw once during each monthly draw period. You can only win once. Please note that you must be willing to pick up the prize from the Society’s office (2725 33 Avenue SW  Calgary in Richmond Green Park). We cannot mail the garden journal.

Draws will be made on August 3, for survey entries received between July 1 and 31; September 1 for survey entries received between August 1 and 31; and September 22 for entries received between September 1 and 21. The winners will be announced on this page and in our Gardeners’ Corner e-news.

Winner Announcements

The winner of our final draw on September 22 is Leona P. Congratulations! We had a total of 42 gardeners enter our contest this summer. Thank you to everyone who entered for letting us know what you’re doing to be a YardSmart Gardener.

The winner of our draw on September 1 is Julie F. Congratulations! We had 14 entries and received great photos and tips. Thanks for participating!

The winner of our draw on August 3 is P. Lange. Congratulations! We had 26 entries and received some interesting tips about what gardeners are doing to be water-wise and informative feedback about the YardSmart Design Guides. Thanks for participating!


The Society will use the information gathered from the contest submissions to help with program planning and water-wise gardening awareness. Want to learn more about creating a water-wise garden? Then download the Install a YardSmart Garden Bed design guides created by the Society in partnership with the City of Calgary posted under Resources/Gardening on our website. The guides, and additional YardSmart information, are also available on The City’s website calgary.ca.


Contest has Closed

Thank you for your interest in our YardSmart Gardening Contest. The contest has closed.


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