Erewash Borough Council

Erewash in Bloom Gardening Competition

The closing date for this year’s Erewash in Bloom Gardening Competition has now passed. A big thank you to everyone who entered.

Entries will be scored shortly and finalists will be invited to an award presentation event which will take place on Friday 7th October 2022.

Should you have any queries, please call 0115 907 2244 Ext 3886 or 3889.

The competition is one of largest in the East Midlands with 11 categories plus a special category to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – ‘Best Red White & Blue Jubilee Display’. Categories are:-

  1. Best Front Garden
  2. Best Rear Garden (Small)
  3. Best Rear Garden (Large)
  4. Best Wildlife or Environmental Garden
  5. Hanging Baskets and Planters
  6. Tallest Sunflower (Under 16’s only)
  7. Best Street / Communal Area / Community Project or Friends Group
  8. Best School Garden
  9. Best Allotment Site
  10. Pubs Restaurants and Hotels
  11. Shops, Businesses or Places of Worship
  12. Best Red, White and Blue Jubilee Display (To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee)


Categories 1-5: First Prize £100, Second Prize £50, Third Prize £25

Category 6: First Prize £50, Second Prize £25, Third Prize £10

Categories 7-12: Certificates and trophies

Competition Rules

Entries only allowed from residents and businesses in Erewash.

The judges decision is final and we reserve the right not to give awards if the standard of entries is not high enough.

Employees of Erewash Borough Council are not eligible to enter.

More than one category can be entered if applicable.

Should you have any queries, please call the Greenspace Team on 0115 907 2244 Extension 3889 / 3886.