Our Competitions

With spring finally here Salisbury City Council would like to invite you to enter its annual City Gardens Competition.

Our Gardens Competition is open to all gardens and as well as private gardens we would love to see entries from some of Salisbury’s pubs, hotels and bed and breakfast providers.

Entries must be made by the 27 June and judging will take place during the week of 21 July, although schools will be judged before the end of the term.

Please follow the links below for a copy of the application form and terms and conditions

Our Scarecrow Competition also returns this year and the closing date for entries is also 27 June and judging will take place mid-July

Application Form for all our Competitions
City Garden Competition, Terms and Conditions
Scarecrow Competition, Terms and Conditions
Allotment Competition, Terms and Conditions

If you would like more information about any of our competitions  please call 01722 342860 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Alternatively you can call in to Salisbury  Information Centre in Fish Row.


City Allotment Competition 2013

Many congratulations to all our allotment winners:

The Overall Winner – Mr K Lawrence  (pictured below with The Mayor of the City of Salisbury, Cllr Mrs Penny Brown)

Overall winner - Mr K Lawrence

The Butts:  1st Mr Terry White, 2nd Sandra Ellis, 3rd Katie Smith
Coldharbour Lane:  1st Mrs S Bugden, 2nd Mr R Shaw, 3rd Mr D Bugden
Cow Lane:  1st Mr K Lawrence, 2nd Mr R Fuller, 3rd Mr J Allnut
Fisherton Farm A:  1st Mrs M Clare, 2nd Mr J Wren,  3rd Miss D Newman
Fisherton Farm B:  1st  Anne Morris, 2nd Mr R Hayes, 3rd Mr J Clifford
Fisherton Farm C:  1st Mr J Haggaty, 2nd Mrs A Franklin, 3rd Mr C Luckins
London Road:  1st Mr P Edginton, 2nd Mr J Kidner, 3rd Gillian Anlezart
Stratford Road:  1st Matthew and Robert Short, 2nd Mr C Whatley
The Tunnel:  1st Mr D Dolding,  2nd RETHINK charity, 3rd Mrs M Reardon
Warres Acres Site:  1st Mr R Bacon, 2nd Mr J Toon, 3rd  Mrs Y Toon
Wiltshire Road Site: 1st Mr R Schwender, 2nd Mr H Scott, 3rd Mrs K Voce

Scarecrow Competition 2013

Congratulations for all the following creative winners!

               "Flora" = 1st                               "Scary Mary" = 2nd                     "Waiting Waiter" = 3rd                 "Buddy" = highly commended

 by Milford House Nursing Home          by Karen Payne                            by Kate McGuckian                            by Braemar Lodge

Scarecrow - Flora

Scarecrow - Scary MaryScarecrow - Waiting WaiterScarecrow - Buddy

Hidden Nature - A photography competition for 2013

Many congratulations to the following winners:

Overall Winner and Under 16 winner, ‘Bugs Eye View 2’ by Lydia Page

Bugs Eye View 2


Runner Up, under 16 ‘Reflected World 3’ by Joel Page

Reflected world 3


Winner 16+, ‘View from Middle Street Meadow Towards Churchfields’ by Sharon Garrick

View from Middle Street Meadow towards Churchfields


Runner Up 16+, ‘Middle Street Meadow 3’ by Jessica Page

Middle Street Meadow 3


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Telephone: 01722 342860