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Blooming Lambeth Awards 2021 Nominees

Here are the shortlisted nominees for the Blooming Lambeth Awards 2021 in all 8 categories below (click on the category to read the nominations). 

Category 1 – Most imaginative growing space in public view – (a planter, a balcony, a hanging basket, an unusual container) – This category is judged by a panel of Lambeth food growers

Category 2 –  Ivor Picardo Award for abundant growing of edibles – this could be in a public or private space. This category is judged by a panel of Lambeth food growers

Category 3 – Best school garden – Is your school growing food? Does it have a programme to involve all children in outdoor learning? Has your school developed a wildflower area? Has it planted trees and shrubs to help create barriers against pollution? We want to hear about it! This category is judged by a panel of Lambeth food growers

Category 4 – Most enthusiastic young gardener (under 18) – This could be a young person getting involved at home or in their neighbourhood or at their school. This category is judged by a People’s Vote.

Category 5 – Best volunteer for a community growing space – Young or old, we know that there are so many people giving their time to make community gardens run smoothly and effectively. Now’s your chance to show how you value them and to say ‘Thank you’ to them. This category is judged by a People’s Vote.

Category 6 – Best resident-led community garden – This category is judged by a panel of Lambeth food growers

Category 7 – Best garden in bloom – (public or private space but must have a public facing view – eg front garden, therapeutic garden, parklet). This category is judged by a People’s Vote.

Category 8 – Best space for encouraging biodiversity – For example: do the pollinators love your patch? or are you growing flowers that attract them? or do you have places for hedgehogs, beetles? or do you have a pond?  This category is judged by a People’s Vote.