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Garden Competition

Ready, Steady, Grow! 

The 2019 competition is now closed. Let us know if you would like to get involved and enter next years competition by completing our Get Involved Sign up Form. 

Dust of your dibblers and plant some pansies.

Every year East Kent Housing run a Garden Competition in partnership with our local resident groups to celebrate the hard work of our most talented gardeners. 

Rules of the competition:

  • Entries must be from Tenants and leaseholders of East Kent Housing 
  • Previous winners may enter the competition
  • Work on gardens must be done by the resident
  • Residents are permitted to enter more than one category
  • By entering you agree that East Kent Housing may share your address and contact information with the judges for the purpose of judging the garden competition
  • East Kent Housing cannot accept any responsibility for loss or delay to entries

To find out more about the competition in your area - click below!

 

2019 Categories:
  • Front Garden (Open to all gardens large and small)
  • Back Garden (Any size, anywhere!)
  • Communal or Community Garden (Open to residents who have worked together to create a beautiful shared space.) 
  • Containers, Pots and Baskets (Only got a small space to work with? This is the perfect category to showcase your balcony, patio or hanging baskets)
  • Junior Gardener (Open to all budding gardeners aged 16 years and under)

Judging will take place in July.  We will contact you to let you know which day  the judges will visit.  

Important:

* By entering you are agreeing to the competition’s terms and conditions.  Your contact details will be shared with the competition organisers (Mears and the Tenants Consultative Group) to enable them to contact you and will be used by East Kent Housing to notify you of further opportunities to get involved.

2019 Categories:
  • Front Garden (Open to all gardens large and small)
  • Back Garden (Any size, anywhere!)
  • Communal or Community Garden (Open to residents who have worked together to create a beautiful shared space.) 
  • Containers, Pots and Baskets (Only got a small space to work with? This is the perfect category to showcase your balcony, patio or hanging baskets)
  • Junior Gardener (Open to all budding gardeners aged 16 years and under)

Judging will take place in July.  We will contact you to let you know which day  the judges will visit.  

Important:

* By entering you are agreeing to the competition’s terms and conditions.  Your contact details will be shared with the competition organisers (Mears and the Dover District Tenants Group) to enable them to contact you and will be used by East Kent Housing to notify you of further opportunities to get involved.

2019 Categories:
  • Front Garden (Open to all gardens large and small)
  • Back Garden (Any size, anywhere!)
  • Communal or Community Garden (Open to residents who have worked together to create a beautiful shared space.) 
  • Containers, Pots and Baskets (Only got a small space to work with? This is the perfect category to showcase your balcony, patio or hanging baskets)
  • Best vegetable patch 
  • Junior Gardener (Open to all budding gardeners aged 16 years and under)
  • Best New Garden (Open to any garden that hasn't entered before)

Judging will take place in July.  We will contact you to let you know which day  the judges will visit.  

Important:

* By entering you are agreeing to the competition’s terms and conditions.  Your contact details will be shared with the competition organisers (Shepway Tenants and Leaseholders Board) to enable them to contact you and will be used by East Kent Housing to notify you of further opportunities to get involved.

2019 Categories:
  • Front Garden (Open to all gardens large and small)
  • Back Garden (Any size, anywhere!)
  • Communal or Community Garden (Open to residents who have worked together to create a beautiful shared space.) 
  • Containers, Pots and Baskets (Only got a small space to work with? This is the perfect category to showcase your balcony, patio or hanging baskets)
  • Junior Gardener (Open to all budding gardeners aged 16 years and under)

Judging will take place in July.  We will contact you to let you know which day  the judges will visit.  

Important:

* By entering you are agreeing to the competition’s terms and conditions.  Your contact details will be shared with the competition organisers (Mears) to enable them to contact you and will be used by East Kent Housing to notify you of further opportunities to get involved.

What next?

Judging takes place in July.  We will contact you to let you know when the judges will visit.

Winners will be announced in August.