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Countdown begins for Garden Award entries

Countdown begins for Garden Award entries

With just one week left before entries close, Hastings District Council has received 32 nominations for the Festival of Garden Awards 2006.

“Anyone who’s proud of their garden should enter. We’re looking for passion and style rather than perfection,” said Bart Leslie, Hastings District Council’s strategic projects planner. There are a total of eleven categories in the Festival of Garden Awards 2006: Creative Garden; Formal Garden; Small Garden; Landscaped Garden; Outdoor Living Areas; Water Feature; Edible Garden; Best Use of Native Flora; Schools; Industrial/Commercial (small and large); and, Best Street.

The awards are proudly presented by Hastings District Council and Landmarks, and the main sponsor is Harcourts with a number of smaller companies providing prizes. Entries will close on 7th November. Judges Will Visit All The Gardens In Mid November And an Open Garden weekend in early December will give the public a chance to visit all the winning gardens.

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