Garden competition

Garden competition 2024

Entries are now closed for this year's competition. We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who entered.

You can see a full list of the winners below.


Large garden

First prizeVirginia Adams, Cerne Abbas
Second prizeHonor Potter, Sherborne
Third prizeSteve Sully, Allerford

Small garden

Joint first prizeMike Hale, Chickerell
Joint first prizeMarion Anderson, Sherborne
Third prizeKirsty Hughes, Stogumber

Patios / containers / windows / hanging baskets / indoor pots

First prizeJanice Ford, Martinstown
Second prizeFrances (Shan) Hull, Maiden Newton
Third prize

Alyson Mead, Dorchester

Wildlife garden

First prizeHelen Chant, Beaminster
Second prizeSimon Beadles, Lyme Regis
Third prizeGillian Hurley, Minehead

Vegetable and / or fruit garden

First prizeLisa Boyland, Lyme Regis
Second prizeRosemary Cieciora, Beaminster
Third prizeTheresa Tiso, Bridport

Children's creative gardening (this could be fairy gardens, miniature gardens, seed growing (anything at all!)

Joint first prizeArya & Edyson Boyland, Lyme Regis
Joint first prizeAurelia Pettegree, Shaftesbury


Everyone who entered will receive a £10 gardening voucher for taking part.

Every winner in each category will receive gardening vouchers and a certificate:

First prize£100 voucher
Second prize£50 voucher
Third prize£25 voucher

Hear from last year's winners