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Don’t forget! Radley Garden Competition 2nd July

This year’s  front garden competition will be held on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of July.

In a departure from the traditional format, shortlisting will take place on Friday with final judging on the Saturday afternoon. 

First and second prizes will be awarded in three categories: Best Garden, Tubs and/or hanging baskets  and Most colourful flower garden. With awards for commended and highly commended gardens

Information on judging:

Best Gardens

Overall design & layout:  suitability of design to site, imaginative use of space

Quality and placing of plants:  their health, vigour, and suitability, and suitability of locations, blending of colours, shapes and textures

Cultivation and maintenance:  freedom from weeds, upkeep of paths, structures, lawns, hedges, etc

Year-round interest:  provision for colour, textures, etc. through different seasons

General impression:  overall appearance, amenity value

Tubs and/or Hanging Baskets

Quality of plants:  their health, vigour and suitability

Presentation and arrangement:  placing and grouping of plants; blending of colours, shapes and textures

Variety and interest:  range of plants and shapes which are mutually complementary

General impression:  overall appearance, amenity value

Most Colourful Flower Garden

Overall design and layout:  suitability of design to site; imaginative use of space

Quality and placing of plants:  their health, vigour, arrangement and use of colour (e.g. mixing, blending, contrasting)

Variety and interest:  range of plants and shapes which are mutually complementary

General impression:  overall appearance, amenity value

The Parish Council would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who care for their gardens for their contribution to the overall attractiveness and amenity value of the parish.

 

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