Glorious gardens given awards
Published by Tim Steele for Acis Group Ltd in Housing and also in Communities, Environment
The winning entry in the Acis garden competition
Lincolnshire based housing association Acis Group recently announced the winners of its annual garden competition.
Acis invited all their tenants, who live in homes across Lincolnshire, Nottingham and South Yorkshire, to submit their gardens for entry into the competition which ran over the summer months.
In a change for 2012, the garden competition comprised of one overall category that was open to all tenants of any age, meaning everyone could join in. Entries were judged by members of staff from across different departments of the organisation. The overall winner was awarded a prize of £50, with prizes also going to the second and third place gardens.
Competition organiser, Acis Communications Officer Jacqui Thorburn, said:
“Our garden competition looks for the best gardens from across our regions. We call out to all the budding gardeners and want to hear from our tenants who are proud of the patch of land outside their front or back door. We are always delighted with the standard of gardens and this year has been no different. It is obvious that many of our tenants put great effort into the upkeep of their gardens.”
Winner of the competition’s first place was Mrs Conway of Gainsborough, who also won the title of best senior citizen garden last year. Second place went to Mrs Smith of Fiskerton, with Mr Waters of Cherry Willingham scooping third place.