2018 Summer Garden Competition – There are many wonderful gardens in Eaton Village so why not enter yours for our Summer Garden Competition. Judging will take place during week commencing 9th July. This is not about the best kept gardens or about the size of your garden or if you only have pots and hanging baskets but a celebration of summer planting and style. First place Winners get to look after the Eaton Village Trophy for a year and prizes sponsored by RJL IFA will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Please use entry form below to enter the garden competition.
Updated: 2018 Spring Garden Competition Winners
The results of the EVRA Spring Garden Competition were announced at the presentation evening at the Cellar House last night. The judges said that it was difficult to pick the winners since all entries were of a high standard. However, they had to reach a decision as follows:
1st Prize – Colin Mace of Buckland Rise – EVRA Spring Garden Competition Cup and prize from RJL IFA
2nd Prize – Briana and Ann Best of Buckland Rise – Prize from RJL IFA
3rd Prize – Mike and Jean Phillips of Elcar Rise – Prize from RJL IFA
We thank Rosemary Benton for organising the competition and Pam, Neville and Lydia for judging the entries, and the Cellar House for hosting the presentation evening. We also thank RJL IFA for donating the prizes for the winners.
We also thank the gardeners of Eaton Village who help make our community a pleasant and attractive place to live. We are sure that there are many more gardens that could enter our competitions. So don’t be shy, your garden is probably much better than you think it is!
Spring and Summer Garden Competitions 2018
Rosemary is once again organising our Spring and Summer Garden Competitions for front or side Gardens only – those easily viewed from footpaths. The competition is open to all households and businesses in the EVRA area and is free to enter.
Closing date for entries for the SPRING GARDEN COMPETITION is 9th April.
Closing date for entries for the SUMMER GARDEN COMPETITION will be announced in our Summer Events programme issued at the end of May
Judging will take place soon after the closing date. Prizes, sponsored by RJL IFA of Eaton, will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places with the winners receiving a Trophy to be held for one year. To enter the garden competitions please contact; Rosemary via email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your NAME, ADDRESS and TEL NOS. or alternatively Telephone Rosemary on 452185.
Updated: EVRA 2017 Summer Garden Competition
At the presentation evening at the Cellar House on Monday 17th July the winners of the Summer Garden Competition were presented with their prizes.
First prize went to Rachael and Tim Burrows at 20 Marston Lane who were presented with the EVRA Summer Garden Competition Cup and a prize donated by RJL IFA Ltd of Eaton.
Second prize was presented to Mike Major at 22 Carnoustie
Third prize was presented to Mr and Mrs Bellman at 12 Brentwood
Here is a list of all winners and entrants to the competition.
Thank you to Victoria at the Cellar House for hosting the presentations and Margot at RJL IFA Ltd for presenting prizes to the winners of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Thank you also to our judges for giving their time to view all the gardens and to Rosemary Benton for organising another successful event.
EVRA 2017 SPRING AND SUMMER GARDEN COMPETITIONS:
Rosemary is again organising our Spring and Summer Garden Competitions for front or side Gardens only – those easily viewed from footpaths. The competition is open to all households in the EVRA area and is free to enter.
Closing date for entries for the SPRING GARDEN COMPETITION is 13th April 2017.
- Closing date for entries for the SUMMER GARDEN COMPETITION is 3rd July 2017.
Judging will take place soon after the closing dates. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places for each competition with the winners receiving a Trophy to be held for one year.
To enter the Summer Garden competition please either complete an entry form (below) or contact; Rosemary Benton via email: email@example.com with your NAME, ADDRESS and TEL NOS. or alternatively Telephone Rosemary on 452185.
Spring Garden Competition – April 2017 – Results
The presentations for the Spring garden Competition took place at the Cellar House on Monday 24th April 2017. The prizes for the first three places were sponsored by RJL IFA Ltd of Eaton. We thank RJL and Victoria at the Cellar House for their support for our competition. We also thank the judges for their time and expertise – Lynn Rawlings, Chair of Cringleford Flower Club: Mike Major and Gwenyth Frazer. We hear it was not an easy decision.
Here is a list of winners and all entrants:
Here is a photo of Lydia Taylor being presented with her First prize by Margot Harbour of RJL IFA Ltd.
Summer Garden Competition – July 2016 – Results
The presentations for the Summer Garden Competition took place on Monday 11th July at the Cellar House. Here is a list of the winners and all entrants:
We had a good range of entries last year and hope for the same again this year. As well as receiving the trophy the winner will be invited to be a judge for the following year. So you can’t win it two years in a row!
Time to enter your garden for the EVRA Summer Garden Competition. Here is a link to the entry form: Summer garden Competition entry_form_2016
Spring Garden Competition – Results
The presentations for the EVRA 2016 Spring Garden Competition were made at the Cellar House last night (11 April). Here is a photo of the winners of the main prizes and a list of all entrants and their awards. Well done to all entrants. The locations of the main winners are on the list so go and have a look at their Spring Gardens.
Our thanks go to our Chairman – Rosemary Benton – for organising the event. Thanks also go to Mike Major, Diana Misslebrook and Pat Raby for judging the entries.
The Summer Garden Competition will be held in July so plenty of time to get your garden in order and enter.
The winner will also be invited to be a member of the Judging Team for next year.
The date for the SUMMER GARDEN COMPETITION will be announced in due course but will take place around the time of the Village Scarecrow Festival on 9/10 July 2016.
To enter your garden for either of the garden competitions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone Rosemary on 01603 452185. Rosemary will need your name and address, phone number and email address.
PLEASE ENTER the Garden Competitions even if you only have pots or hanging baskets.