Victory Garden Competition Rules

Competition Rules:

Open to schools, community groups, towns and parish councils and allotment associations

Entries must provide:

  • A photo diary of the development of the garden from construction to harvest – ideally two photographs a month
  • Story blog or project diary – detailing who was involved (including age range), success and failures, highs and lows and any challenges

Judging criteria:

Gardens will be marked out of ten against the following criteria:

  • Authenticity to First World War victory gardens.
  • Attractiveness and presentation
  • Intergenerational community involvement.
  • Creativity and special features
  • Variety of vegetables grown
  • Sustainability plan

Victory Gardens will be judged during early autumn and the gardens with the highest scores will win prizes of between £150 and £300 – for new gardening tools or seeds – to support the going on development of the garden..

All participants will be invited to a Harvest party in autumn.

Register your expression of interest: rurallocality@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk