Mudlarks Garden

Hertford in Bloom back for 2024!

Mudlarks and Love Flowers are delighted to be running Hertford in Bloom again this year.

The competition is open to residents, schools, community groups, and local businesses, located in the SG13 and SG14 postcode areas.

The aim of the competition is to encourage the improvement of our town through the imaginative use of plants and flowers. It also aims to achieve a litter-free and sustainable environment and to beautify the town for residents.

There are 10 great categories to choose from and judging takes place on Friday 14th July.

The competition is open to everyone from novices to professional gardeners.

Click here to apply online: HiB Online Application

Competition Categories:

  • Best Front Garden (over 3 metres)            
  • Best Small Garden Frontage or Balcony (under 3 metres)
  • Best Public House, Hotel, Guest House,
  • Best Café or Restaurant
  • Best Shop or Business
  • Best Hanging Basket/Planters/ Window Box
  • Tallest Sunflower (under 16’s)
  • Best School Garden
  • Best wildlife or Environmental Plot (including Allotments)
  • Best Community Accommodation, Care Homes, Nursing Home, or Senior Citizen Complexes

Download competition rules: HiB Competition Rules

Download Judging Criteria: HiB Judging Criteria 

Please Note: Only living (real) flowers/ plants / grassed areas to be used - this applies to all categories