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2021 Best Garden Competition finalists

Many congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the 2021 Best Garden Competition. To see pictures of all the finalist gardens, click on the category links below.

Bee friendly garden

Gold: Marcia and Robbie Sutton, St Ann's

Silver: Michelle Hubbard, Edward's Lane

Bronze: Donna Postma, Bulwell


Best use of outdoor space

Gold: Michael Kearney, Lenton

Silver: Ionie Banton, Lenton

Bronze: Graham Clifford, Aspley


Best garden transformation (Sponsored by Make Consulting Ltd)

Gold: Graham Clifford, Aspley

Silver: Paul Brown, Clifton

Bronze: Melanie Brown, Clifton


Best communal green space (Sponsored by Thomas Bow City Asphalt)

Gold: Snape Nook Court, Bulwell


Silver: Lees Hill Park c/o Kathryn Cooper, Sneinton


Bronze: Clover Green Independent Living Community, Basford

Best community garden (Sponsored by Thomas Bow City Asphalt)

Gold: Roots Out, Bulwell

Silver: Friends of Lindum Grove, Sneinton

Bronze: Toton Close Allotments, Old Highbury Vale

Best edible garden

Gold: Lees Hill Park, c/o Kathryn Cooper, Sneinton

Silver: Frinton Road Pocket Park, Aspley

Bronze: Ionie Banton, Lenton 

NCH young gardener (Sponsored by Make Consulting Ltd)

Gold: Amelia Parker, Lenton Abbey

Silver: Chloe Royston, Strelley


Best small garden

Gold: Will and Janet Chaplin, Radford


Silver: Michael Ryan, Bilborough

Bronze: Sarah Gadsden, Broxtowe


Most colourful garden

Gold: Stephen Jennings, Clifton

Silver: Linda Taylor, Bulwell Hall

Bronze: Will and Janet Chaplin, Radford

Best floral display

Gold: Bruce Rayner, Bilborough

Silver: Nigel Fleming, Bilborough

Bronze: Paul Brown, Clifton