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If you would like a chance to win free gardening equipment for your family or school why not enter this months competitions. 

We have lots of prizes up for grabs including  Children’s Grobox Flower Gardens , Mini Raised Bed Single Starter Kits and solid wood and stainless steel Childrens Hand Trowels.

For families all you have to do is complete Jemima’s little quiz all about Summer.  All the details of how to enter can be found here.

For schools why not have fun with our Summer word search, which can be found here.  Send all your entries to us by 30 June 2011 for a chance to win.  Good Luck!!

 

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Many thanks to everyone who entered our autumn competition back in November.  We had so many beautiful entries, judging it was a real challenge. 

But after much deliberation the winner of the School Competition was Oak Wood Secondary School in Nuneaton for their lovely collage.  The pupils made it using photographs of autumn taken in the school grounds.  Congratulations to everyone who took part.  Your  prizes are on the way.

The Family Competition was won by Jack Bruton (aged 12) for his fab funny autumn poem.  It made us all smile and is here for you to enjoy.

It’s Autumn and the snails abound
They love the damp leaves to hide around
Look in the hedge and under pots
Not just one but lots and lots!

Well done Jack – your prizes will be with you in the next few days.

…And if you would like to enter our latest round of competitions click here for Schools and here for Families.  We have some great gardening prizes to be won.

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Brand new for 2010 we have some exciting Competition News.  To give schools and families a helping hand with gardening projects throughout the year, each month we will have an exciting new competition for each to enter.  
 
 
All the information can be found in the Family Zone Competition and the School Zone Competition.  There is something for everyone, but the first competition closes on 31st January 2010, so get your skates on and enter today!!
 
As always we are offering some excellent prizes from the Recycleworks Ltd.  This month  it’s the turn of potato growing kits, the childrens allotment plot and the fabulous Solar Insect Theatre.

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Now is the time to send us your competition entries.  We have a competition for schools and one for families.  The prizes are fabulous and are all provided by The Recycleworks Ltd!!  Read on for more details, and remember the closing date for both competitions is 31st July 2009.

To enter our latest schools competition we would like you to put on your chefs hat and create your very own recipe.  If can be for anything you like but must include one item of fruit or veg that you have grown yourselves.  We’d then like you to make the dish of your choice, have a taste and then let us know how it all turned out.  Include photos with your entry if you can.
 
Assembling our Wooden Composter Bin is childs play

Assembling our Wooden Compost Bin is childs play

The best entry will win over £150 worth of Autumn Gardening Goodies including one our childrens’ twin wooden compost bins, a leaf mould composter, a Hogitat house for hibernating hedgehogs and a Frogitat house for frogs, plus a great selection of laminated full colour wildlife guides
Our Hogitat makes a snug winter home for a hedgehog

Our Hogitat makes a snug winter home for a hedgehog

All this will be delivered to your school at the start of the Autumn Term.  Plus all entrants will receive 10% off their next order from us.
For our latest family competition we would like you to go out into the garden and collect a few flowers and leaves that catch your eye – make sure you ask a grown up first or better still why not do it together.  Once you have a nice selection carefully press them in a flower press or large heavy book. 

For more advice on pressing flowers take a look at our Simple Guide to Pressing Flowers and Leaves.  After a few days take your pressed flowers and leaves and make into a picture or your choice. 

So why not have a go and in return you could win £100 worth of high quality gardening tools and bird care goodies.   Plus every household that enters will receive 10% off their next order from us.

The Apprentice Tools are very high quality, and made of stainless steel with a solid wooden handle

The Apprentice Tools are very high quality, and made of stainless steel with a solid wooden handle

 

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