Winning allotment 2019: Donald Joliffe

The Society’s Garden & Allotment competition is recognised as the most prestigious amateur garden competition in the area. It is open to everyone who lives within a 12 mile radius of Melplash Village Church. Gardens and allotments of any size can enter. There are prizes for best large, medium and small garden, and allotment. An overall prize is also given to the garden/allotment considered by the judges to be the best across all categories.

The application form can be downloaded here

The closing date for entries is Monday 7th June. Judging takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday 15th and 16th June. Winners of each category win a trophy and vouchers to spend with William James & Co in Bridport who manufacturer and supply garden netting, fruit and veg cages, garden equipment and accessories. Vouchers are awarded for 1st – £40, 2nd – £20 3rd £10 and the overall winner also receives an additional voucher for £20. Each first place winner will also receive a bag of Chedington Compost.