Noordhoek Tourism Open Gardens 2017 Winners

14 homes opened up their gardens to the public in the third annual Noordhoek Tourism Open Gardens event over the weekend of 21 -22 October 2017.  The event was a huge success with R67,000 raised for the On the Verge project.

On the Verge is a community greening and gardening project which gardens the road verges in Noordhoek and is run by Kathy Fish, Nisan Bloch and a dedicated team of gardeners and volunteers.

There were four categories for the Open Gardens: Large Gardens, Medium Gardens, Indigenous and Food. 

Noordhoek Tourism is pleased to announce the following winners:

Indigenous Gardens:

First place: Nola & Gianni Viotti

Second place: Natalie & Andrew van der Heever
Runner Up: Alison & Richard Farraday

Large Gardens:
First place: Kathy & Gavin Fish

Second place: Isabella & Tom Spies
Runner Ups: Michelle & Andrew Procter, Samantha & Andrew Hart, Heather & Phillippa Dresner

Medium Gardens:
First place: Tone & Claire Alexander

Second place: Anca & Ollie Wright

Food Gardens:
First place: Angela & Justin Gomes of Jardim;

Second place: The Clacks of Metro Organics.

The Noordhoek Tourism and On the Verge committees are extremely grateful to all the sponsors and advertisers who helped make the event a success.  For the full overview of the event and photos, please go to the Noordhoek Tourism Facebook page:

Grateful thanks to all the prize sponsors: 

Aegir Project • Independent BreweryAfrican ExperienceBuchanan Boyes Attorneyscafe RouxCape Dutch GardensCape Point VineyardsChelsea Garden & Home, Coco Bean, De Tynne Nursery, ElectrospecEllies deli at The Noordhoek Cafe, Ellipsis, ESJ Attornies, FaithJuiceFlavourUnionGinko SpaGlass GardensGrowth PointGroot ConstantiaHarry Goemans Garden CentreFleischer Janice Attorney & ConveyancerJawitz Properties South PeninsulaKristen's Kick Ass Ice CreamLiebermann Pottery - From Garden To TablewareMargaret Robert Herbal Centre, Plaisir de Jardin, @Ploughmann Inc, SAND, The SeedPod StudioSought After SeedlingsStarke Ayres Garden CentreStillness Manor & SpaThe Foodbarn Restaurant, Deli & TapasThe Greenhouse at MontebelloThe Pole YardThe Red Herring RestaurantThe Village RoastTintilouxVertical VegVovo Telo SteenbergWhole Earth Cafe