Peabody Gardening competition

It’s always worth remembering that even our urban jungle has some green bits. If any local Peabody residents have a garden then here’s a competition for you (I might run a Kings cross wide competition if there’s interest). Peabody message starts:


>>Test your green fingers in our 150th anniversary gardening competition

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By Steven 23rd May 2012
Unearth some great prizes in Peabody in Bloom, our special 150th anniversary gardening competition.

Whether you’re an adult or a child, an amateur or at Alan Titchmarsh level, we’re sure you’ll find a competition and category for you.


There are two categories: flowers and food.

These can be grown in a container of your choice.

Each category will be divided into two age groups: adults, and children aged 16 or under.

Prizes – adults:
1st – annual membership for two to Kew Gardens
2nd – annual membership to the Royal Horticultural Society
3rd – Homebase vouchers to the value of £150

Prizes – children:
1st – day out at Chessington World of Adventures for a family of four
2nd – £75 of Argos vouchers
3rd – £50 of Argos vouchers


We’re looking for the tallest sunflower in Peabody!

Get your sunflower seeds and an application form by emailing us (please put Peabody in Bloom in the subject line) or calling Nicola Langley-Essen on 020 7021 4693.

The prize is EITHER annual membership for two to Kew Gardens OR a day out at Chessington World of Adventures for a family of four.

Entries, which should include a photograph, must be received by 10 August 2012.

About William Perrin

Active in Kings Cross London and South Oxfordshire, founder of Talk About Local, helping people find a voice online and trustee of The Indigo Trust.
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