Summer garden competition

summer garden competition

Last summer we noticed just how many of you have created wonderful gardens. And we think this year these need to be celebrated!!

So, if your garden is blooming marvellous, why not enter our Summer Garden Competition?

You don’t need to be an expert gardener to get involved…whether it’s a garden, flowerbed, trough, hanging basket or pots or you tend to a shared garden, we want to recognise our customers who take pride in their outdoor areas. (Expert gardeners are of course invited to take part too!)


1st prize: £100
2nd prize: £50
3rd prize: £25
Special category: Best sustainable garden: £50
Are you being even greener in the garden? Maybe growing your own fruit and veg? Or supporting biodiversity with wildflowers and wildlife (bug hotels, bird boxes, hedgehog houses)? If you are, then this category is for you!

How to enter:

We’d love to visit all the garden entries in person, but this may not be possible.
So, if you can, please enter by emailing us up to 5 photos of your garden.
If that’s not possible, just let us know you’d like to enter and we’ll come to you.

If you’re sending photos:

Please send up to 5 photos to with:
• a brief explanation of why you’re proud of your garden
• your name, address and phone number.

If you’d prefer us to come to you:

Please call us on 0300 1234 009 or email, letting us know your name, address and phone number.

The deadline to enter is Sunday 7th July 2024.

Ready, steady, grow!!

Terms and conditions
This competition is for Northamptonshire Rural Housing Association residents or shared owners only. By submitting a photograph to this competition, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • The photo was taken legally (for example, but not limited to, decency, trespass, invasion of privacy, or in violation of section 58A of the Terrorism Act)
  • The photo is your own original work, or you have the express permission, preferably in writing, of the photo’s creator.
  • If the photo depicts people, it is assumed that they have also agreed to these terms and conditions.
  • Where the photo includes children or people without capacity to consent, you must be the primary carer or person with responsibility for duty of care or have the express permission, preferably in writing, of that person.
  • If the photo depicts intellectual property, you must be the owner or have the express permission, preferably in writing, of that person.
  • You understand and fully grant Midlands Rural Housing the right to store or reproduce or share the photo in any format and on any channel that they see fit without further reference to consent or copyright.
  • You understand that winner names will be include in publicity, including on our websites and social media.
  • You understand that Midlands Rural Housing’s decision on the result of the competition is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • You understand there will be one 1st prize of a £50 voucher and one 2nd prize of a £25 voucher. There are no cash alternatives and prizes are non-negotiable.
  • You understand that entries must be submitted by midnight on Sunday 7th July 2024.
  • Winners will be notified by email or phone.
  • You understand you solely are responsible for implementing these terms and conditions and that Midlands Rural Housing may undertake no further checks.