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 council tenant vegetable garden 

  • area winner
  • overall winner

best tenant ECO garden 

  • area winner
  • overall winner 

The judging will take a different format this year, with Officers videoing the garden and asking the entrant “what does their garden mean to them”.  All entries will then be sent to the judges for them to make decisions accordingly.

  • origional  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 19 June 2020
Judging Begins Monday 19 July 2020
Prizes winners to be notified and trophies delivered to winners addresses.


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