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It’s competition time at the GardenShop and you do not want to miss out! 

The Competition commences on Monday 2nd September 2019 and will close
on Sunday 1st December 2019 @ 12pm.

The prize is an Eco pool to the value of R120 000, built by Penguin Pools. Maximum of 6m x 3m with a swim area of 3m x 3m depending on available spaceThe exact size will be determined once a winner has been chosen and consulted regarding the design. The eco pool will designed and all necessary plants and filtration will be supplied and installed as per the final design specifications as agreed to by Penguin Pools and the winner.


The Prize will consist of the following:

  • Excavation, backfilling and compaction
  • Steel reinforcing comprising ref 156 steel weldmesh and Y10high tensile steel rebar
  • 30mpa concrete structure for the swimming area and the planted area
  • Overall dimensions will be 6m x 3m with a swimming area of 3
  • All wetland filtration media x 3m and depth of 1.4m
  • Complete filtration unit including a 55W UV filter
  • All necessary pipework
  • 300mm coping to surround
  • Electrical connection from mains


How to enter.

Write your name, number and email address at the back of your till slip & place in entry box.


Draw will take place 2nd December 2019.


* Terms and conditions apply. 

Please see T’s & C’S below.



What is an Eco pool?



An Eco Pool is quite simply incredible.

This crystal clear body of water is an environmentally conscious swimming pool, which uses only plant biology in a living ecosystem – and some basic physics – to filter and clean the water. This results in the most immaculate, sparkling natural pool, softly surrounded by a sumptuous aquatic garden that is quite something to behold. An Eco Pool will not only bring a beautiful aesthetic to any outside space, it will also ensure that your garden is constantly bursting with life, as it naturally attracts birds, helpful insects and even water creatures if you so wish!

An Eco Pool is completely reliant on the magic of nature and thus it does not use any mechanical or active technical filtration. The living ecosystem that surrounds it does all the work. An Eco Pool usually consists of two sections which work in harmony with one another: half of it is plants and half of it is the swimming area. The basic nature of aquatic plants, remove phosphorus and nitrogen before it has a chance to spread and multiply, which leaves you with a perfectly pristine swimming pool.

A stunning focal point in any garden, Eco Pools constantly adapt to the changing seasons which means they provide year-round beauty.

An Eco Pool is completely chemical free and does not require electrical filtration equipment, which means that it will always be cheaper to maintain than a conventional swimming pool.


  • Eco Pools are very low maintenance as they don’t rely on chemicals or technical filtration for their upkeep.
  • They use less water than conventional swimming pools as they never need to be topped up or drained.
  • The area of an Eco Pool will consist of 50% plants and 50% swimming area.
  • You do not need to cover an Eco Pool and they will naturally keep their temperature between 20 and 25 Degrees during the summer months.
  • An Eco Pool will provide a beautiful habitat for a wide range of birds and other wildlife.


Click on the images below for a ‘walk through’ how an Eco pool is made, beginning to end. 



*Terms and Conditions

  • By entering the Competition, that person (the“Entrant”) agrees to be bound by these rules which govern the competition.

  • The promoter reserves the right to amend or supplement the rules governing this competition at any time by publishing the amended or supplemented rules on its website or by displaying them in participating stores.

  • The entrant will be deemed to have accepted such amended or supplemented rules upon submission of entry on the Promoter’s website or in participating stores.

  • The Competition is only open to persons 18 years and older, who are residing in Gauteng.

  • In order to participate in the Competition, the entrant must have purchased a product from a Garden Shop store.

  • The entrant’s entry will be via a verified till slip with the clients garden rewards number (cell number)

  • Purchase any plant, tree, herb or seedling from our GardenShop branches.

  • The entrant must submit their till slip at each store in the competition entry box.

  • Winner will be announced on the 2nd December by GardenShop & Mix FM.

  • Prizes will be redeemable after December 2019.

  • The Competition is not open to directors, members, partners, employees, agents of/or consultants to the promoter, its franchisees, subsidiaries, marketing and promotional agencies, any person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by the promoter or any other person involved directly or indirectly with the organisation of this competition.

  • The competition is also not open to family members of any of the persons mentioned above or any member of their households.

  • The Promoter may, at its discretion, disqualify incomplete or fraudulent entries or entries that do not comply with these rules.

  • The promoter may also disqualify an entrant if the promoter finds that the entrant has attempted to manipulate the outcome of the competition.

  • The promoter reserves the right not to award any prizes. Prizes are not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash.

  • The promoter will not be liable for a winner failing to receive a prize. If the promoter cannot make contact with a winner after taking reasonable steps to do so, the winner will forfeit the prize and the promoter may, in its sole discretion, choose to conduct another random draw for that particular prize.

  • Winners will be contacted and notified of the date and time from which their prize will be constructed.

  • The promoter does not offer any warranties or representations in respect of the prize and they are provided to winners in an “as is” condition with the terms and conditions as supplied by the contractor.

  • If the entrant is a winner of a prize in the competition, the entrant consents to the promoter using the entrant’s name to publicly announce that the entrant is a winner and that the winner will permit the use of their eco pool images for marketing purposes 

  • The winner may decline images of themselves.

  • The promoter shall not be liable for any claims, liability, damages, loss, costs or expenses whatsoever which is suffered by any person, (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss), as a result of/or arising from participation in this competition or the use of the prizes awarded.

  • By entering this competition, the entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold the promoter, its subsidiaries, agents, contractors, marketing and promotional agencies harmless from any and all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses arising out of his/her participation in the prize draw and/or acceptance and/or use of any prizes.

  • The Promoter reserves the right to terminate this competition with immediate effect and without notice of such termination. In such event, all entrants hereby waive any rights or claims which they may have against the promoter and hereby acknowledge that they will have no recourse or claim of any nature whatsoever against the promoter, its subsidiaries, agents, contractors, marketing and promotional agencies.

  • The promoter’s decisions in this Competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into