Apply for Clanmil in Bloom 2024

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Clanmil in Bloom, our annual gardening competition, is back and it’s better than ever! 

Gardeners of all ages are encouraged to apply to this year’s awards and with seven categories to choose from there really is something for everyone.

You could scoop the top prize of £100 if you are the winner of any category.


The seven categories are: 

  • Best Pot   
  • Best Basket/Window Box
  • Best Independent Living Scheme (Judging will take place in person for this category)   
  • Best individual Garden (General Needs accommodation)   
  • Best Young Grower (Under 18) 
  • Best Grow Your Own (Grow your own vegetables, fruits or herbs)   
  • Best Environmental (must show the use of upcycling, recycling,planting of wildflowers and creating habitats for insects and animals)

*Applications now closed*

All submissions (apart from Independent Living Schemes) must be made by taking photos of your creations and sending them to Clanmil.

You can either email your application form and photos to or send by post to:

Clanmil In Bloom
Clanmil Housing Association
Belfast, BT1 2BR

The deadline for sending in your photos is Monday 8 July 2024.

Judging will take place in the week commencing 22 July 2024.  

All participants will be invited to attend a celebration event later this year. Please note that this competition is open to Clanmil customers only. 

Application forms are also available via your scheme co-ordinator/housing officer.

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