Vote for the Blooming Lambeth Awards 2023

The community has voted for four categories including
the best community or school garden.

There are £4,000 worth of prizes are up for grabs for the winners.

Now in its 7th year the awards are organised by Incredible Edible Lambeth and are made up of eight categories with four of those categories being judged by a panel of garden experts.
Voting has now closed and we will be celebrating the nominated in November.

View the shortlisted nominations for the public vote:

View the shortlisted nominations for our judges panel:

Prizes + Ceremony

The deadline for voting was on Saturday 30th September.
Prizes value: £150, £100, £75, £50 & £25 value.

We will shortlist applications in the following weeks and judging and photographing will take place during the first two weeks of July.

You may receive a visit from a judge at any time during these two weeks. We may try to call you but we may turn up unannounced.

The award ceremony will take place in October 2023.


The categories are:
1. (Public Vote)The Ivor Picardo award – Most productive vegetable garden
2. (Public Vote) School garden
3. (Judges Panel) Most enthusiastic young gardener – under 18
4. (Public Vote) Volunteer for a community growing space
5. (Public Vote) Resident led estate garden
6. (Judges Panel) Garden in bloom, public facing
7. (Judges Panel) Best space for encouraging wildlife
8. (Judges Panel) Imaginative use of greening a small space


Incredible Edible Lambeth and Lambeth Council join forces each year to organise and host the awards. This collaboration aims to recognise and celebrate the individuals, groups, and communities who have made significant contributions to the betterment of Lambeth. Through these awards, the local government and the non-profit organisation hope to encourage and inspire others to take action and create positive change in their respective communities.

 This year, we have eight categories and are delighted to announce our ‘Best Wildlife’ category is changing to ‘Best Sustainability’ and is supported by Bee Roads.

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