RESIDENTS from around the City are invited to participate in the City’s Verge Competition to stand a chance to win exciting prizes which include a jojo tank, gardening tools and seedlings.The Verge Competition aims to make eThekwini a more caring and liveable City by stimulating civic pride. The competition is open to all businesses, schools, individuals, garden clubs, conservancies, industrial companies and residents. To participate, parties must submit the nomination form accompanied by a picture of the nominated verge (it can be one or several pictures of the same verge from different angles). The judging criteria include — Wow! Factor; Civic Pride; Sustainability; Biodiversity; Aesthetic Appeal; Water-Wise Consideration; Construction; Maintenance Design; Maintenance Implementation; and Invasive Alien Plant Free.Manual entries may be submitted at your local Sizakala Centre, Library, or Parks Depot. Each completed entry must contain the details of the respective nominator. Only the official nomination form may be completed and submitted. Alternatively, completed forms and pictures can be e-mailed to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.comOnly verges within the eThekwini Municipal area may be nominated.The nomination deadline is September 28.Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony scheduled for December.The online nomination form can be found at www.durban.gov.za in the City Services, Parks/Recreation section.For more information contact Jody Fuchs on 031 322 4025 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org — Supplied.