love plants community garden competition

29th & 30thJune 2024

Win a garden transformation for your community group!

Love Plants at Salop Leisure is giving a Shropshire community group the chance to transform an outdoor community area.

We'd like to invite community groups across Shropshire to design a new garden for their community space. This could be for a community space that needs a revamp, a patch of grass in need of some colour, or it could be some raised beds at the edge of a care home, village hall, or school. The winner will receive a selection of plants for the community project they wish to undertake.

Download The Design Template

All you need to do is download the template and get designing!

To enter, please submit a photo of the area you want to transform, along with your design and what it could become with the help of Love Plants.

Fill out the application form by clicking the button below. Email with any questions.

Application Form

Entries must be received by MONDAY 17th June.

The top 3 designs will be displayed at Shrewsbury Food Festival, where visitors will vote to decide the winning design.

The Love Plants Design a Garden competition is open to any community space based in Shropshire.

Entries will be accepted for community spaces inside Shropshire. They must not be a commercial, private or business space.

The garden design is for any space small or large. It does not need to be professionally produced.

The form must be entered by email on or before Friday 14th June 2024 at 1600.

Love Plants will only provide plants, so any additional materials in your design will not be provided. They will supply plants and trees up to the value of £750 in total (non-refundable or transferable). It is the winner's responsibility to plant the plants and trees, and carry out the landscaping.

The design should be, where possible be eco-friendly and use recycled materials.

The design should not include elaborate water features or ponds.

The winning design will be announced after Shrewsbury Food Festival.

The design may be tweaked slightly based on stock availability but will where possible stay within the original design.

Plants for the winning garden will be supplied as agreed with the community space contact.

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