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UK’s RHS has launched its 2016 search for School Gardeners of the Year. There are loads of prizes including £500 in gardening vouchers, tools and RHS show tickets.

There are 3 entry categories:

  1. RHS Young School Gardener of the Year 2016
  2. RHS School Gardening Team of the Year 2016
  3. RHS School Gardening Champion of the Year 2016

Entries close Friday 22 April 2016, and finalists will then submit a short video that demonstrates their love of gardening. Judged by a panel including celebrity horticulturist Frances Tophill who says:

“I love working with the RHS Campaign for School Gardening. Every year I meet individuals, teachers, mentors and teams who inspire me with a fresh perspective or a new idea and buckets of enthusiasm. Fitting horticulture into an already bustling school life takes dedication and perseverance, but is wonderful for all aspects of a young person’s development and it’s essential that we train and inspire the horticulturists of the future. This is a campaign I am proud to be part of and the RHS School Gardeners of the Year competition gives people the recognition they deserve for their wonderful work.”

Enter the competition HERE

Watch the 2015 finalists’ videos – excellent stuff!

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