Best Kept Garden
Competition 2018

There is an opportunity which is open to all residents to participate in an exciting new initiative which involves the great outdoors.

Mansfield District Council is running a Best Kept Garden competition which is aimed at all residents throughout the district.

There will be prize money available for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

How do I enter?

To enter the competition, simply complete and submit the entry form. Please ensure you are aware of the judges’ criteria of what they will be looking for during their visit when your garden is assessed.

Return of entry forms

Please ensure that fully completed entry forms are returned by no later than Friday 29 June 2018. Late entries will not be accepted.

How do I decide whether to enter?

If you think your garden is kept to a high standard please enter the competition, it is free to enter.

When will judging take place?

Judging will take place between Monday 16 July and Friday 3 August.

Special instructions for judges

If there are any specific times, dates or other instructions that you wish to pass on to the judges, please fill in the relevant section on the entry form.

When will I receive the results and certificate from the judges?

The results will be announced at Mansfield BID Garden Festival on 2 September 2018.

What the judges are looking for

Your garden will be scored against the following criteria:

The judges’ decision is final.



Name(s) you would like to appear on your certificate

Special instructions for the judges
Please make a note here of any special instructions or information for the judges
regarding gaining access to your garden

If you prefer, you can print out this form and send it by post to:
Mansfield District Council
Hermitage Lane Depot
Greenline Industrial Estate
NG18 5GU
Contact Us
Please contact us if you would like any further information:
Telephone: 01623 463463

All entries must be received by Friday 29 June 2018