Council tenants gardening competition

You can enter our gardening competition if you are a council tenant within the Hull City Council boundary.

You must also meet the following criteria to enter the competition -

  • have done the gardening yourself
  • only submit one entry per household
  • communal gardens must be shared by more than one property

Categories and judging

The judging is split into East, West and North Hull with prizes awarded in the following categories - 

  • best council tenant garden individual garden
    • area winner
    • overall winner
  • best council tenant communal garden
    • area winner
    • overall winner
  • best container garden 
  • area winner
  • overall winner

Gardening Undertaken in a Confined Space(Area under 3 metres by 3 metres)

  • area winner
  • overall winner 

The judges are looking for - 

  • original ideas and design
  • colourful and bright displays
  • quality of plants
  • imaginative use of available space

How to enter

If you would like to enter the competition fill in the application form below and return it to us by -


Key dates

Task Date
Entry closing date Friday 21 June 2019
Judging Begins Monday 15 July 2019
Prizes winners to be notified and invited to a ceremony to be held in early October 2019 at the Guildhall


We may use photographs of garden competition entries in future publicity and publications including on our website and in newsletters.