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Glendoick Garden Centre-Courier Best Garden Competition 2023

50 Years of Glendoick: Courier Country Garden Competition

Glendoick Garden Centre in Partnership with the Courier

To celebrate Glendoick Garden Centre’s Golden Jubilee 2023, Glendoick and the Courier are running a competition to find the best private gardens in Tayside:

There are three sections, Gardens in:

  • Perth & Kinross
  • Angus
  • Fife.

There will be a Winner and Runner Up from each Region and an Overall Winner

Competition will be launched on Glendoick’s Anniversary Weekend 22nd-23rd April 2023

Closing date 1st June 2023.

Initial Judging will take place in June to produce a short list and then there will be visits to short-listed gardens by the judges.

Open to private gardens only. Gardens can be of any size.

How to Enter

Email entry to gardencentre@glendoick.com 

Subject of E mail   Glendoick Garden Competition 2023.

Each entry requires

  • Name of Gardener(s) 
  • E-mail address
  • Address
  • Postcode
  • Daytime phone number
  • Maximum 200 word description of your garden, why you think it should win, and details of any notable Glendoick plants in it.
  • Up to 5 photos which show the garden at various times of year. Photos should be no more than 12 months old: have been taken in the period 1st June 2022-31st May 2023
  • Photo file names should be the name of the owner/entrant garden and the time of year   Eg: Glendoick in May.jpg 

Download an entry form here>>>

Glendoick Courier Garden Competition 2023 Terms & Conditions

  • Competition open to gardens in Perth & Kinross, Angus, Dundee and Fife.
  • Gardens from outside these areas will not be judged and are not eligible for any prizes. Open to private gardens only. Gardens can be of any size.
  • Entries must be received by the closing date of 5pm on Thursday 1st June 2023. Any entries received after this date will not be included.
  • Judges decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Entrants must be 18 yrs or over. The prizes are as stated.
  • Employees of DC Thomson Ltd and immediate families are not allowed to enter.
  • Submitted photographs must be taken by the named entrant with them having full rights to the image.
  • DC Thomson and Glendoick Garden Centre retain the rights to use the images on their websites and social media channels and any other outlet for the purposes of the “Courier Country Garden Competition” competition and any associated material, but the ownership of the entries remains with the person that took the photograph.
  • Your personal information will not be retained beyond the competition period as per our Privacy Policy.

Full competition terms and conditions including Privacy Information at The Courier Competition Terms Click Here >>>




  • Overall winner £400 Glendoick Vouchers
  • County winners £200  Glendoick Vouchers
  • County second place £100 Glendoick Vouchers
  • All non-winning entries will receive a £10 Glendoick Plants voucher posted to them

The winning gardens will be featured in the Courier in summer 2023




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