2016 GARDENS FOR PLEASURE COMPETITION
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This is an annual competition organised by HIGHAM PARISH
COUNCIL and judged on our behalf by horticultural officers from GRAVESHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL. There are no entry forms for parishioners to complete as every
front garden in the village is considered when the judges tour the Parish looking
for gardens that give the passer-by the most visual pleasure. In reaching a
final decision the judges award points for colour, choice of plants and cultivation,
and the overall design of the garden.
This year marks the thirty-second anniversary of the competition. The following prizewinners will receive their awards from the Chairman of Higham Parish Council, at a presentation before the Parish Council Meeting to be held on Monday, 10th October 2016.
(Above) The garden of Gary Stowers, 42 St. Johns Road, Higham is the 2016 overall winner. This year marks the thirty-second anniversary of the competition.
FIRST PRIZE (Silver Rose Bowl Trophy, Garden Gift Token and framed certificate)
Gary Stowers, 42, St. Johns Road.
SECOND PRIZE (Garden Gift Token and framed certificate)
Margaret and Terence Greenshields, “Courtlands”, Crutches Lane.
THIRD PRIZE (Garden Gift Token and framed certificate)
June and Anthony Stevenson, 3, Hayes Close.
"HIGHLY COMMENDED" (Framed certificate)
Shelley Ford and Andrew Ramsell, 45, Bull Lane.
Lisa Ward, 30, Brice Road.
"BEST HANGING BASKET AND CONTAINERS - FIRST PRIZE"
(Garden Gift Token and framed certificate)
Evelyn and John Leach, 32, Telegraph Hill.
"BEST HANGING BASKET AND CONTAINERS"
JOINT SECOND PRIZE (Garden Gift Token and framed certificate)
Ethel and Walter Phillips, 19, Beech Grove.
Nicky and Alan Paternoster, 17, Beech Grove.
"MOST COLOURFUL COMMUNITY FACILITY WITHIN HIGHAM"
Jo Raff at the Community Hub,
Higham Pavilion, Recreation Ground.
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