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Gardening Competition 2024

Oakham in Bloom's Gardening Planter competition 2024 is currently open! If you love gardening, want to improve your gardening skills, or showcase your creative ideas, this competition is for you! 

Adult Category
Our adult category is for all the budding horticulturists over 14 years old (as of 30th June 2024)

The theme for the adult category is "A Summer's Day"


Under 14s Category

Our under 14s category is for all the growing gardeners under 14 years old (as of 30th June 2024)

The theme for the under 14s category is "Seaside"

What you need to know:

  • Our competition has 2 categories: Adults, and Under 14s

  • One entry per person

  • Judging will take place in July. We will contact you with the specific time and date of the judging

  • Judges will come round to individual's houses by appointment to judge the planter

  • Planters should be between 11"/28cm (diameter) and 18"/45cm (diameter)

  • We want everyone who is interested to be involved and we recognise some people may not have gardens or outside spaces so indoor or outdoor planters are allowed

  • We are looking for creative planters featuring plants and other natural materials

  • The competition is open to all residents living in Oakham

  • There will be a prize for the winner of each category

  • Oakham in Bloom reserve the right to amend the terms and conditions if necessary, with notification to participants

  • Entrants authorise Oakham in Bloom to feature the planters in publicity materials

  • It is free to enter

How to enter

Get in touch to register that you'd like to take part in this competition by emailing chairatoib@gmail.comIn the email, include: Your Full Name, Address, Email, Phone Number, and which Category you are entering. You need to get in touch to register your interest before Sunday 30th June 2024.

You can also enter by post. Print out the form below and send it to:

Oakham in Bloom

31 Springfield Way


LE15 6QA

Any Questions?

If you have any questions about the competition, please get in touch with us at, or contact us using the form on the website

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