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Borderline Garden Border Competition

Why not let your horticultural creativity run riot as we welcome the Borderline 2018 planting competition to this year's Harrogate Autumn Flower Show.

The competition is open to designers, landscapers, community groups and charities who want to promote their message to almost 40,000 visitors in a unique and creative way – we’ll even offer a start up budget of up to £150 to help realise that horticultural magic!

With almost a half century’s heritage in promoting practical gardening, this year’s Harrogate Autumn Flower Show offers the opportunity to push horticultural boundaries to an audience of 40,000 people across a national three day event.

For those taking part, it couldn’t be easier!

We are offering designers, groups, retailers and organisations the opportunity to promote their offer by creating a unique planted space within the centre of this year’s autumn show.

Entrants can choose between two sizes of plot – either a 2.4m x 1.2m or 3.6m x 1.8m area, raised 0.22m above ground and with a timber edge.  Plots come with the option of a rear vertical board fence panel to the longer side to provide a backdrop, and all beds are pre-filled with topsoil.

The rest is up to you, your group or your organisation. To add to the creative process, we’re also offering each entrant up to £150 to get started on their unique plot. So whether you’re new to horticulture or are simply promoting your organisation’s work, there’s a chance for everyone to test the limitations of horticulture!

In addition to all of the usual promotional opportunities that recognition from a national event will bring, each entry will be judged by a selected panel, with awards from Bronze to Premier Gold available.

Interested? Just fill in the attached form and return to  [email protected] to begin your journey to Borderline 2018.