Award winning gardens
Published by Cheryl Harrison for Stockport Homes in Housing and also in Communities, Environment, Health
Mr and Mrs Boland accepting their certificates and vouchers from Tony DeBeaufort.
Stockport Homes’ annual gardening competition saw 47 customers show off their pretty pansies, beautiful hanging baskets and manicured lawns for a chance to win up to £150 in vouchers for the best garden in the Borough.
Prizes for first, second and third in each category, in each area, were vouchers to the value of £50, £30 and £20 respectively.
Mr and Mrs Boland from Heaton Norris took home the hat-trick winning best individual garden, best container / hanging basket and best in the Borough.
Tony DeBeaufort, Greenspace Manager for Stockport Homes said: “The judges had a tough job this year, with the standard of entries being so high. Thank you to everyone who took part, including the judges, it was clear to see a lot of time and energy had gone into all the gardens.”
The winners were:
Mr Paul Eccles, High Lane – Best fruit / vegetable garden
Mr Edwards, Marple – Best individual garden
Mrs Ward, Brinnington – Best communal garden
Philbin Group, Offerton – Best container / hanging basket
Mrs Stead, Heaton Green – Best fruit / vegetable garden
Mr and Mrs Boland, Heaton Norris – Best individual garden, best container / hanging basket and best in the Borough
Miss Simpson, Edgeley – Best communal garden
Details of next year’s gardening competition will be posted on Stockport Homes’ website www.stockporthomes.org in the spring.