Front Garden, containers and scarecrow competitions 2021


In addition to their Annual Show, on Saturday 28th August at the Recreation Ground, the Martock & District Gardening Society are holding a number of competitions open to all residents and businesses in the Parish of Martock. Entry is free. Certificates will be awarded to the best 3 entries in each class. Cash prizes will also be awarded to the best 3 entries in the Scarecrow competition.

The competitions are:

1. Best front garden
Any resident in the Parish of Martock with a front or side garden which is open to view from a public highways can enter. Judges will take into account overall appearance, planting combinations, interesting features and design.

2. Best container or hanging basket display in front of a house
Any resident in the Parish of Martock with a single container or hanging basket or a group or combination thereof in front of a house which is open to view from a public highway can enter.

3. Best container or hanging basket display in front of commercial premises.
Any business in the Parish of Martock with a single container or hanging basket or a group or combination thereof in front of its premises which can be viewed from a public highways can enter.

4. Best home made Scarecrow
Any resident in the Parish of Martock who displays a home made Scarecrow in the front or side garden which is open to view from a public highway can enter.

Entry is by email only to martockgardensoc21@yahoo.com 

Please provide your name, address, a contact telephone number and state which category you wish to enter. In the case of entries for the container or hanging basket categories, please specify the number and type of items you are entering.

Entries can be submitted at any time between now and the closing date for entries which is Friday 20th August 2021.

Judging will take place during the week commencing Monday 23rd August 2021 and the results will be announced at our Annual Show which will held at Martock Recreation Ground on Saturday 28th August 2021