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PUBLISHED: 08:22 11 May 2015 | UPDATED: 08:22 11 May 2015

2014 runners-up Staplehurst Primary with their personalised and framed certificate

2014 runners-up Staplehurst Primary with their personalised and framed certificate

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Will you, your child or grandchild’s primary school, a family member or a neighbour be picking up a prize at the 2015 Garden of the Year Awards? You have to be in it to win it - entries close on June 12 2015

How is your garden looking this year? Pretty special? Then why not show it off to other readers and enter the Kent Life Garden of the Year or Primary School Garden of the Year competition 
and be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes and full coverage in your favourite glossy lifestyle county magazine.

Timeline

Entries close on: 12 June 2015

Eight finalists will then be selected and visited by the judging panel, headed up by award-winning garden designer and plantsman Roger Platts, after the closing date has passed.

All finalists’ gardens will be photographed by Kent Life between 19 June and 2 July.

All finalists will be invited to a celebratory high tea held in a marquee at Hadlow College on 17 September 2015, where the winners and runners-up will be announced after a delicious afternoon tea and a chance to explore Broadview Gardens.

Prizes: Two first-prize winners, 
one per category, will each receive:

 An engraved bench from Coolings Garden Centre, Knockholt

 £250-worth of garden vouchers from Coolings Garden Centre, Knockholt

 Framed personalised certificate

 Pictorial feature in Kent Life

Six runners up (four adult and two primary school) will each receive:

 £100-worth of garden vouchers from Coolings Garden Centre, Knockholt

 Framed personalised certificate

Criteria

The judges will look at the overall design, planting, maintenance and an owner or school gardening club’s strong connection and involvement with their garden.

For children, are there any cross-curricular activities related to the garden, any eco or sustainable plans you can 
tell the judges about?

Kent Life regrets that photos and 
sketches cannot be returned and that by submitting them you are agreeing to their use in Kent Life and its associated websites and publications.

Entries from previous years, apart from 
the winners, are always warmly welcomed.

How to enter

You can enter online at: http://www.kentgardenawards.co.uk, where printable posters are also available to download.

Or send an email with your entry and digital images to: sarah.sturt@kent-life.co.uk (any queries, call 07809 551221).

Or post a hard copy and photos to: 
Kent Life, Kent House, 81 Station Road, Ashford TN23 1PP

Don’t forget to include:

 Your full name, address, telephone (landline and mobile) and email address

 Category you are entering

 4 to 8 pictures of your garden (they can have been taken last year)

 A plan of your garden (optional, but always very useful for the judges)

 A bit about yourself/ves and your garden and your personal connection with it.

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