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2018 Garden Competition Winners

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 competition

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. 

Thank you to all who entered.  The judges were amazed by the colourful flowerbeds; containers and the creative way in which residents make their gardens look fabulous!  

Do you love your garden or are you just getting started?  Visit our website in early 2019 to find out how you can enter next years competition.

Click below to find out who the competition winners are in your area!

 

Congratulations to the winners of the Canterbury 2018 Ready Steady Grow Garden Competition!

 

  • Winner, Best Front Garden - Ian Bingham
  • Highly Commended, Best Front Garden - Peter Hearne 
  • Winner, Best Back Garden - Peter Hearne 
  • Highly Commended, Best Back Garden - Valerie Lawrence
  • Winner, Best Containers, Pots & Baskets - Martin Ashdown
  • Highly Commended, Best Containers, Pots & Baskets - Valerie Lawrence
  • Winner, Community & Communal Garden - Lang Court
  • Highly Commended, Community & Communal Garden - Crookenden Place

Thank you to the resident organisers from the Canterbury’s Tenant Consultative Group; Sheila, Margaret and Brian who helped judge the wonderful gardens and worked hard to raise sponsorship and organise the prize giving event on 14 August.  Prizes at the event  were presented by retired head gardener for Canterbury Cathedral, Colleen Varney.

Thanks also to the sponsors; Mears, Morrisons, Town and Country Cleaners, Canterbury Garden Centre Grove Hill Nurseries, Thompsons Garden Centre, last but not least to Meadow Grange Nurseries.

View photos of the winners and their gardens here

 

Congratulations to the winners of the Dover 2018 Ready Steady Grow Garden Competition

 

  • Winner, Best Front Garden - Philip Goddard
  • Highly Commended, Best Front Garden - Alan Estall
  • Highly Commended, Best Front Garden - Dayne Olds
  • Winner, Best Back Garden - Mr & Mrs Poole
  • Highly Commended, Best Back Garden - Janet Giles
  • Winner, Best Containers, Pots & Baskets - David Garrod
  • Highly Commended, Best Containers, Pots & Baskets - Gerald Clewley
  • Winner, Community & Communal Garden - Gerald Clewley
  • Highly Commended, Community & Communal Garden - June Hopkins

Thank you to the resident organisers from the Dover District Tenants Group ; June and Chris who helped judge the wonderful gardens and worked hard to raise sponsorship and organise the prize giving event on 16 August.

Thanks also to the sponsors; Mears, P&R, Town & Country Cleaners and Mila.

View photos of the winners and their gardens here

Congratulations to the winners of the Folkestone and Hythe 2018 Ready Steady Grow Garden Competition!

 

Categories

Winner

2nd Place

3rd Place

Best Front Garden

Alison Sullivan

Joe Medhurst &

Shelly Evans & Ian Joy

Reyhan Sasmaz

Best Back Garden

Shelly Evans & Ian Joy

Lisa Marsh

Nicola Levey

Best Pots, Containers, Community and Communal Garden

Muriel Brailsford

Shelly Evans & Ian Joy & Angela Smith

Doreen Barnes

Best Vegetable patch

Esther & Lily May Harman

 

 

Best New garden

Reyhan Sasmaz

Colin & Sharon Plummer

Jenny Andrews

Most Improved garden

Alison Sullivan

 

 

Gardener’s Special 

Michael Wallace

Melvyn Horne

Jane Harman

The Rose in memory of Keren Belcourt

Doreen Barnes

 

 

Thanks to the resident organisers from the Shepway Tenants & Leaseholder Board ; Sue, Sharon, Nigel, Gill George and Elaine who helped judge the wonderful gardens and worked hard to raise sponsorship and organise the prize giving event on 15 August

Thanks also to the sponsors; Mears, P&R, B & Q, City Electrical Factors, Medway Insulations, Premier Taxis, Town & Country Cleaners, Wilko, Gas Contract Services, Folkestone Garden Centre, Morrisons, Wickes, B&M Bargains, Hair in a suitcase and last but not least Mila.

View photos of the winners and their gardens here

 

Congratulations to the winners of the Thanet 2018 Ready Steady Grow Garden Competition!

 

  • Best Front Garden - Rosemary Elliott
  • Best Back Garden - Patricia Bovington
  • Best Containers, Pots & Baskets - Billie Taylor Robinson

A big thank you to all who entered and to the resident organisers from the Thanet Tenants & Leaseholders Group’s who had the wonderful job of visiting the fantastic gardens and selecting the winners.

Thanks also to the sponsors; Mears, P&R, Town & Country Cleaners and Mila.

View photos of the winners and their gardens here