Gardening Competition 2018

Our annual gardening competition is a great way to showcase your gardening talents, as well as meeting like-minded & green fingered people.


We have been running the annual gardening competition since 1981 and have continuously had a great reception with it.

There are many different categories to enter:

  • Best kept garden overall
  • Best kept small garden
  • Best kept large garden
  • Best kept vegetable garden
  • Best new tenant's garden (April 2017 - April 2018)
  • Best sheltered housing scheme communal gardens
  • Best family garden
  • Best community garden
  • Best window box or container garden
  • Best greenhouse (vegetables)
  • Best greenhouse (flowers)
  • Carol Johnson best wildflower garden award
  • Best wildlife garden

The information and categories are published in the Spring/Summer edition of the T&L news, as well as on our website. 

Judging will take place during the summer - 9-11 July.

The awards ceremony will be held on the 14 September at Scotsdales Garden Centre, Great Shelford.

Winners will receive a trophy and certificate.

If you are proud of your garden, and would like to showcase it, then you should enter!

To enter please fill in our online form
The closing date for entries is Friday 29 June 2018.

NB: You must be a South Cambridgeshire District Council tenant or leaseholder to enter. You will need to spend around an hour showing our judges around your garden, and the award ceremony is around 2/3 hours long.

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