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Can you grow Edenbridge’s tallest sunflower?!

If you have a young budding gardener in your household, help them to grow their own sunflower this summer and enter our Ready Steady Grow gardening competition 2023!

You can pick up some free seeds from our office at Doggetts Barn (72a High Street, in the courtyard behind the Eden Valley Museum) to get them started. The tallest sunflower will be awarded a prize as a special sub-category in the ‘11yrs and under’ group.

There are six categories this year:

  • Front or Back Garden
  • Allotment
  • Young Gardener – including a sub-category for Tallest Sunflower (11yrs & under)
  • Container (basket, window box, tub or other) – find Coronation-themed inspiration from
  • Nature Friendly Garden
  • Schools

Send us up to two photographs with your completed ENTRY FORM by the closing date: Friday 30 June 2023. If you are unable to complete the form, you can provide all the information requested in an email to:

Judging will take place during July, and a presentation evening for the winners and runners-up will be held on 5 September.