Winner: Caleb Dennis (NZ Winegrowers)
Caleb is the Group Technical Officer for Craggy Range vineyards and is based in the Hawkes Bay.

Second: Tom Ferguson (Nursery and Garden Industry New Zealand)
Tom is a retail sales consultant at Southern Woods nursery in Christchurch.

Third: Karl Noldan (Amenity Horticulture supported by NZ Recreation Association)
Karl is the Curator of the Main Gardens at Wellington Botanic Gardens.

 Unplaced Finalists

  • Kat Rennie (Florists NZ Inc, NZ Flower Growers Inc)
    Kat runs her own floristry business, Gypsy Rose in Christchurch with a focus on special occasion events and weddings.
  • Hamish Gates ( Horticulture NZ)
    Hamish is a carrot washline supervisor for A S Wilcox in Pukekohe.
  • Stefan Scott ( Landscaping New Zealand)
    Stefan is a Team Leader for Natural Habitats, a leading landscape company.