You are invited to nominate entries to this year's wonderfully colourful Gardens Competition which is divided into the following classes:
(* Entries must be visible from the road)
The Council would like to encourage you to start thinking about your planting plans now so that you can nominate either yourself, your neighbours, or any members of the local community for the Competition.
You can download a form here or complete one online here. alternatively to request a Nomination Form please contact the Council Offices or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for nominations is Friday 30 June 2023.
Judging will take place during week commencing 10 July 2023.
This annual event encompassed yet another fantastic colourful display of the Rustington Community's floral talents.
There are six categories with cash prizes, and/or trophies and shields awarded to the winner and runner-up in each category.
Following the judging of this year’s Gardens Competition entries by Councillors Mrs Alison Cooper, Graham Tyler (Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council), Mrs Joanne Crockford and Dan Allen (Ferring Nurseries), the results are declared as follows:-
Class 1 - Window Boxes, Balconies and Patio Tubs etc. (Residential)
Winner 8 Ashwood Drive
Runner-Up 6 Shaftesbury Court, Shaftesbury Road
Class 2 - Window Boxes, Balconies and Patio Tubs etc. (Commercial)
Winner The Lamb Public House
Class 3 - Front Gardens of Any Size inc. Paved Gardens with Patio Tubs (Residential)
Winner 22 Glenville Road
Runner-Up 21 Amberley Road
Class 4 - Front Gardens of Any Size (Commercial)
Winner Rustington House, Worthing Road
Runner-Up Kensington Lodge, Broadmark Lane
Class 5 - Schools’ Competition
Winner Georgian Gardens Community Primary School
Runner-Up Summerlea Community Primary School
Class 6 - Community Gardens
Winner Rustington Methodist Church Garden
Runner-Up The Hidden Twitten (Rear of Herne Gardens/Orchard Gardens Garage Compound)
Awards will be presented at the Reception following the Council’s Annual Civic Thanksgiving Service in September.