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Searching for Spalding's best-kept front garden

Last year's winning garden, of Mandy and Steven Clarke, of Ambleside Drive, Spalding (2255547)
Last year's winning garden, of Mandy and Steven Clarke, of Ambleside Drive, Spalding (2255547)

You only have six days left to get your entries in for the Spalding's Best Kept Front Garden competition.

Run by Spalding In Bloom in partnership with the Spalding Guardian and Lincolnshire Free Press, Birchgrove Garden Centre will once again sponsor this event and prizes on offer include a £50 Birchgrove voucher and the Spalding In Bloom Trophy for the winner.

There is a £25 Birchgrove voucher for the runner up and a £10 voucher for third place.

Entries close on Monday, July 9.

Judging will take place between Monday, July 16 and Friday, July 20 and the winners will be announced at a presentation to be held at Birchgrove on Saturday, September 15.

The winner will be entered into the 2019 Frank Constable Best Front Garden Competition organised and sponsored by the East Midlands In Bloom Committee.

As this is a front garden competition, there is no need for entrants to be at home when the judges call.

We must stress this competition is open only to residents of Spalding.

To enter, fill in the entry form published in the Free Press and Guardian every week and send it, complete with a photograph of your front garden, to: Spalding’s Best-Kept FrontGarden Competition, Spalding Guardian, Priory House, The Crescent, Spalding PE11 1AB.

Or you can email a picture and all the details asked for on the form to jeremy.ransome@ iliffepublishing.co.uk


The garden must be at the front of the house and visible from the path. It should be possible for judges to access the garden. It MUST be in Spalding. All

entries must be on an entry form or email, with a photo. Judges will be visiting all the entries between July 16 and 20 (entrants need not be at home). The winner will receive the Spalding In Bloom Best Front Garden trophy. Presentation of the trophy and prize vouchers will be at Birchgrove Garden Centre on Saturday, September 15.


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