(c) A. Haiden

Jury and assessment procedure

A panel consisting of five expert judges is appointed as Jury. Decisions will be taken by a simple majority of the votes. The decisions of the Jury are final and are not countervailable. Any recourse to courts of law is excluded.

Chairman of the Jury Karl Ploberger/AUT

author of gardening books, moderator, organic gardener

Karl Ploberger is a multi-award winning author of gardening books. Having sold more than 100.000 copies of the book “Der Garten für intelligente Faule“ (“The Garden for Intelligent Lazy People“), he was awarded the Platinum Book of the Austrian Book Trade in 2014. A moderator of popular television and radio broadcasts, his main focus lies on organic gardening as well as on natural gardens, but also on the topic of garden culture per se. Being also the editor of kraut & rüben, probably the leading magazine for organic gardening, Mr. Ploberger has acquired comprehensive knowledge through self-study.