It's Back

Six Town Housing's Annual Gardening Competition for tenants and residents living in its neighbourhoods has returned.

The winner of most categories will receive £100 in gardening vouchers, while the Young Gardener will win toy or book vouchers. Runners up will also win prizes.

For inspiration, why not check out a gallery of winning gardens from last year here.

Read the competition entry criteria and enter below.


Best Individual garden

Do you love your front or back garden? Show us why.

Most improved garden

We’d love to see how you have transformed your garden (before and after pictures required).

Best pots, baskets and small spaces

Do you have impressive pots or window boxes? Have you used a small garden space to be creative? Show us your photos.

Best communal garden

Do you share your garden space with others? Live in flats or a sheltered scheme? Show us how your shared garden grows.

Best young gardener (aged under 16)

Do your children have a passion for gardening at home, school or in a youth club? Show us how they’ve made you proud.

Best eco-friendly garden

Do you reuse items as plant containers? Do you grow your plants from seed? Are you always composting? Have you created a space to attract wildlife? Tell us how you keep your garden “green”.

Best edible garden

Do you grow fruit, vegetables or herbs in your garden or part of a community kitchen or garden scheme? Send us your photos.

Community gardeners

Do you know someone who helps others maintain their garden, or a community garden that is cared for by local people? Nominate individuals or groups and submit photos of their work.

Entry Rules

Deadline for entries: Monday 9th July 2018

Short listing date: Tuesday 17th July 2018

Judging date: Monday 23rd July 2018

Please take the time to back up your nomination with reasons why the garden deserves to win and how the garden has impacted positively on the gardener’s mental or physical health.

Winners must agree to take part in publicity and the judges’ decisions are final.
Entrants must make sure that access to their back garden is possible on the judging date. Entrants must live in a Six Town Housing property or neighbourhood. You can nominate someone else’s garden. If you don’t hear anything by Friday 20th July 2018, then you haven’t been shortlisted for judging.


This Year's Judges

We will be announcing this year's judges shortly.