Cultivation Street Specialist Categories

We are looking for the best community gardening projects and school gardens around the UK – and we want to hear from you!

Enter our community gardening competition to win your share of our jackpot. We have five specialist categories, designed to reward passionate people taking part in community, neighbourhood and school gardening projects.

  • Community Garden
  • School Garden
  • Front Gardens
  • Small Spaces
  • Garden Centre Ambassador of the Year

Community garden

This award will go to fantastic and inspiring community gardening projects and people who are making their local area a greener place to live.

Whatever you are doing to improve your local area with gardening and growing, we want to hear about it!

The Cultivation Street campaign aims to reward passionate and dedicated community gardeners. Remember we are not looking for designer gardens and horticultural skills – we want entries bursting with community spirit!

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School garden

This award will go to the school that has best involved children to create an inspirational school garden. The garden can be edible or ornamental and new or well-established.

The school should also be able demonstrate that it is teaching children how to garden and interact with nature. This award is open to any school in the UK and Channel Islands.

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Front gardens

This award will go to the best street of front gardens. Is your street a secret garden haven or is it admired by the surrounding area?

We are looking for a street full pride as people forge stunning front gardens together. Encourage your neighbours to take part and win vouchers to make your street a nicer place to live!

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Small spaces

This award goes to the best small garden project. We are looking for an small area that has been transformed into an inspiring mini garden.

It could be a blacony, allotment patch, holiday caravan plot and even a narrowboat roof! We are looking for clever use of space and intriguing design.

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Garden Centre Ambassador of the Year

This award will go to the Garden Centre Ambassador who has been the most engaged with our community gardening project.

We want to see passionate Ambassadors who have developed new skills and built relationships with community projects.

We are also looking for Ambassadors who have immersed themselves in the campaign by assisting with entries and encouraging communities to share their stories and photos online.

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