Age Concern perpetual challenge

gardening
gardening

Entrants are being sought for the 2015 Age Concern Derry Gardening Competition, the winner of which will take home the Age Concern Derry Perpetual Challenge Cup.

The competition is open to all gardeners over the age of 60 living within City Council area. The competition is divided into sections with prizes for the best gardens, patio/enclosed yards, window boxes and vegetable plots. A

Points are awarded for maintenance, variety, colour and overall impression and the closing date for entries is Friday, July 24. Gardens will then be visited and judged by The City of Derry and District Horticulture Society.

Community groups and organisations can also enter gardens or community plots.

Prizes for the competition are sponsored by Homebase. An Awards evening at Malvern House in September. For entry forms please contact Age Concern Derry/ Older People North West, Malvern house, Chapel Road or telephone 02871 347478.