Time to get growing for Clanmil In Bloom  Posted on 11 May 2023

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 eight 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 eight categories are: 

  • Best Pot   
  • Best Basket   
  • Best Independent Living Scheme (Judging will take place on a face-to-face basis for this category)   
  • Best individual Garden (General Needs accommodation)   
  • Best Young Grower (Under 12, primary school age) 
  • Best Grow Your Own (Grow your own vegetables, fruits or herbs)   
  • Best Environmental (A garden that is designed using organic methods to grow plants, conserving water and creating a habitat that attracts beneficial insects and animals.    
  • Best Young Grower (Under 16)   

If you would like to participate in this year’s competition, please complete and return the entry form  and submit it by Friday 19 May 2023.

Download the Clanmil in Bloom entry form 

You can print the PDF form out and fill it in, or you can complete it online. Don't forget to save it before emailing or printing.

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 photos to tenant.engagement@clanmil.org.uk or send by post to:

Clanmil In Bloom
Clanmil Housing Association
Belfast, BT1 2BR

The deadline for sending in your photos is Friday 14 July 2023.

Judging will take place in the week commencing 24 July 2023.  

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