Ashford In Bloom 2021

It was a hard job judging some of the best entries we’ve ever had but the Ashford in Bloom gardening competition winners have been announced.

Ashford in Bloom logo

Mayor of Ashford Cllr Callum Knowles was involved in the judging and said: “The standard of entries was exceptional. With the focus on reusing, recycling and reducing, we were delighted to receive a record number of high quality entries. A special word of thanks to those companies who have donated great prizes, we are grateful for their generosity.”

Competition winners

The winner of the following categories can be seen below:

+ Best front or back garden - sponsored by Longacres Bybrook Barn

Jean and Ian Clifton, who have won a £50 voucher donated by Longacres Bybrook Barn garden centre plus a council free garden waste collection service for a year.

 

Best front or back garden, produced by Jean and Ian Clifton

 

Best front or back garden, produced by Jean and Ian Clifton

+ Most environmentally friendly garden - sponsored by Godinton House and Gardens

Nikkii Griffith, who has won a Godinton House & Gardens season ticket and a cream tea for two, plus a council free garden waste collection service for a year.

 

Most environmentally friendly winner, produced by Nikkii Griffith

+ Best communal garden - sponsored by South East Water

Farrow Court, which has won a £50 National Gardening voucher and a garden water butt donated by South East Water.

 

Best Communal Garden, produced by Farrow Court

+ Best balcony - sponsored by Biddenden Vineyards

Andy Clark, who has won fine English wine donated by Biddenden Vineyards.

 

Best Balcony winner produced by Andy Clark

+ Best window box - sponsored by Wilko

Jean Wills, who has won gardening equipment donated by Ashford Wilkos store.

Window Box winner, produced by Jean Wills

+ Best indoor garden - sponsored by EQUANS.

Sarah Mabb, who has won a £50 Homebase voucher donated by EQUANS.

 

Best indoor garden produced by Sarah Mabb

+ Best Young Gardener U-14 - sponsored by Waitrose

Joshua Austin, who has won a £50 Waitrose/John Lewis voucher donated by Ashford Waitrose.

Under-14 winner Joshua Austin in his garden