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


Rachael and Tim Burrows receiving the Cup and 1st Prize from Margot at RJL IFA Ltd


Mike Major receiving 2nd Prize from Margot at RJL IFA Ltd
Mike Major receiving 2nd prize from Margot at RJL IFA Ltd
Mr and Mrs Bellman with their 3rd Prize and certificate

Here is a list of all winners and entrants to the competition.

2017 EVRA Summer Garden Certificate draft

the Judges with Rosemary Benton

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.


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: rosesunny@live.co.uk with your NAME, ADDRESS and TEL NOS. or alternatively Telephone Rosemary on 452185.

Summer Events_entry_form_2017 final

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:

2017 EVRA Spring Garden Certificate
2017 Spring Gardens Competition Winners and Entrants

Here is a photo of Lydia Taylor being presented with her First prize by Margot Harbour of RJL IFA Ltd.

Spring Garden Winner with RJL

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:

2016 EVRA Summer Garden Certificate summary

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.

GetInline2016 EVRA Spring Garden Certificate draft Winner list

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: rosesunny@live.co.uk 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.