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Kent Life 2011 Garden of the Year Awards – Social Event

PUBLISHED: 12:16 24 October 2011 | UPDATED: 21:39 20 February 2013

The judges receive a floral thank you Sarah Morgan Amanda Cottrell Leigh Clapp and Sarah Sturt

The judges receive a floral thank you Sarah Morgan Amanda Cottrell Leigh Clapp and Sarah Sturt

Kent Life celebrated its eight finalists in the second Garden of Year Awards at a high tea party held at Hadlow College's Broadview Tearooms.

Kent Life 2011 Garden of the Year Awards Social Event


Kent Life celebrated its eight finalists in the second Garden of Year Awards at a high tea party held at Hadlow Colleges Broadview Tearooms. Judges Amanda Cottrell, Sarah Morgan, Leigh Clapp and Sarah Sturt joined their guests, members of the Kent Life team, 2010 Amateur Garden of the Year winners and representatives from sponsors Ruxley Manor Garden Centre and Hadlow College for tea before the awards.


Editor Sarah Sturt said she and her fellow judges felt the standard of entries had exceeded even that of the first year. Awards of Ruxley Manor garden vouchers and certificates were presented to the two runners up in the Primary School Garden of the Year category, Wellesley House and Canterbury Primary School, and also to the four runners up in the Amateur Garden of the Year category: Terry Riley and Jenny Adams, Julia and Quentin Jarman, Andrew and Tessa Wells and Kathy and Robert Reeves. Winners Pickhurst Infant School and Heather and Richard Scott in addition received beautiful Ruxley Manor wooden benches.

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