GHANA GARDEN AND FLOWER AWARDS

The awards, inaugurated at the 2015 Ghana Garden and Flower Show, are designed to celebrate gardening achievements in Ghana and exemplary work with regard to gardening and flower cultivation and thus encouraging others

We are now accepting submissions for the GGFS 2017 Awards. We look forward to receiving your entries

Guidance Note

Eligibility

All homes, organizations and institutions within Ghana are eligible if their garden or floral display has a strong visual impact and is clearly visible from a public roadway. They are helping all helping make Ghana beautiful and we‘d like you to enter for an Award!

JUDGING CRITERIA

GGFS Judges will assess gardens using the following criteria:

Attractiveness and Visual Impact:

  • 40% of overall marks will be awarded for this
  • Critical look at the impact the garden or display makes from the public roadway
  • Overall design and general effect (variety of plants, colour, quality of plants, upkeep and “wow” factor will be taken into account )
  • Inclusion of features in Garden (ponds, fountains, bird/insect box, bird feeders)
  • Recycling (compost bins, imaginative/practical use of materials)

Horticultural Excellence

  • 40% of the overall marks will be awarded for this.
  • Judges will consider the variety of planting- looking out specifically for the presence of native plants –and the quality of cultivation and maintenance

Overall Presentation

  • 20% of the overall marks will be awarded for this.
  • Judges will look for gardens and displays that are neat and tidy, free from litter, weeds and generally well maintained

HOW THE AWARD WORKS

The Ghana Garden and Flower Show Awards are designed to celebrate your gardening achievements, whatever your level of experience or expertise. We use a system of awarding Bronze, Silver and Gold levels, so gardens and displays of all levels can receive an Award.

We give residential awards under several categories.

  • Residential Front Gardens
  • Best Private House Garden
  • Gated Community Gardens

AWARDS

Winners will receive;

  • Trophy

HOW TO ENTER

The easiest way to enter the Ghana Garden and Flower Show competition is by filling the form provided on this page or you can,

  • Downloading and completing the entry form here
  • Attach the entry form to an email
  • Also attach to the email, two colour photographs of your garden
  • Send email to gardensandflowers@stratcomm-africa. com

Alternatively;

Send your entry form and two colour photographs of your garden

To the following address;

Ghana Garden and Flower Show
Stratcomm Africa
28 Samora Machel Road
Asylum Down,Accra.

Fill the form below to enter the Ghana Garden and Flower Show competition

Enter full Name here (required)

Enter Organisation here (required)

Enter your Garden location here (required)

Awards Categories - Please tick preferred option(s)

Enter email

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What Is Your Motivation For Developing And Maintaining A Garden? (required)

How Did You Hear About The Awards? (required)

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