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Enter Islington in Bloom 2016 and win up to £100!

This year’s Islington in Bloom competition will open for entries Friday – 15th April and you could be in with a chance to win up to £100 in Camden Garden Centre vouchers!

The competition invites Islington’s residents and businesses to enter their blooming masterpieces. If you don’t have a window box, container garden or front garden at home you could plant up a tree pit on your street, estate or a forgotten corner in your community. George Irvin leisure sponsors the Best Children’s Planting category You can also nominate an area of planting that you feel deserves a prize. So if you marvel at a great pub garden or a well planted street on your journey to work every day you can nominate them too. Camden Garden Centre – Free compost, half price plant and £5 gift voucher for EVERY entrant, from Camden Garden Centre.

St Marks School planting 2.


Prizes for each category:

1st – £100

2nd – £75

3rd – £50


  • Best Front Garden
  • Best Tree Pit
  • Best Container Garden
  • Best Children’s Planting
  • Best Community Centre Garden
  • Best Residential Communal Garden
  • Best Community Garden
  • Best Street
  • Best Estate
  • Best Forgotten Corner
  • Best Blooming Pub or Business

You have until 31st May to enter so don’t delay! Judging will take place between mid June – beginning of July. You will be able to enter online or pick up an entry form from any of Islington’s libraries, leisure centres or the Town Hall and 222 Upper Street office reception areas. 

For more information or to enter visit:, call 020 7527 2838 or email