Enter BBC Gardeners’ World Gardens of the Year competition

Enter your garden into this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Gardens of the Year competition for a chance to win a professional photoshoot, be featured in the magazine, and win the holiday of a lifetime worth £7,000, with judges including top gardening experts Alan Titchmarsh, Arit Anderson, and Ann-Marie Powell

This exciting annual competition invites UK readers to share pictures of their gardens, with six shortlisted finalists winning a professional photo and video shoot of their space to be featured in the magazine and on our socials. These images, videos, and supporting interviews are then showcased to a panel of prestigious judges including Alan Titchmarsh, Arit Anderson, Ann-Marie Powell to choose an overall winner. The recipient of this year’s Judge’s Choice award will be featured in our November 2024 issue (announced 11 October 2024) and receive a TUI Travel Gift Card worth £7,000 to design a holiday – or holidays – of their making, which could include trips to some of the world’s most beautiful gardens or nature destinations. There’s also a People’s Choice award, voted for by readers between 11 October and 8 November 2024 via gardenersworld.com, the winner of which is featured in our January 2025 issue (announced 19 December 2024) and receives a TUI Travel Gift Card worth £3,000.

To enter, send in between 6–10 photos of your garden – plus a before shot and an image of you in your garden if you have one – to https://www.gardenersworld.com/news/gardens-of-the-year-competition/8 between March and 10 June 2024.

Criteria and tips on how to best present and photograph your garden, plus full terms and conditions, can also be found at the above link.

Image caption: Clive Johnson-Cooper’s small but lushly planted courtyard garden in Edinburgh won both Judge’s Choice and the People’s Choice award in the BBC Gardeners’ World Gardens of the Year competition 2023.

Image credit: © BBC Gardeners’ World magazine; photographer Neil Hepworth

NB: The photo(s) attached are supplied for use in the BBC Gardeners’ World Gardens of the Year promotion only. © BBC Gardeners’ World magazine. These photos must not be reused or re-licensed in any media. The photos must not be supplied to any third parties or stored in any internal libraries. Photographer credit to be included in the publication.

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