RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2020

Supported by Hartley Botanic


Applications are open for School Gardeners of the Year 2020!

Do you know an inspirational young gardener, gardening group, teacher or leader?

We're looking for exceptional growers from across the country; whether they're a horticulture hero, a valiant veg grower or an eco-enthusiast you can nominate them for an award. Find our three catagories below. 

Our overall winners will receive a Hartley Botanic greenhouse or patio glasshouse, up to £500 in vouchers, a visit from TV gardener, Frances Tophill...and more!

RHS Young School Gardener of the Year

Nominate a young person aged 5-16 who demonstrates a true passion for gardening. They don't have to be a brilliant botanist they just have to love growing!

RHS School Gardening Champion of the Year

Put forward that special person who keeps your gardening club growing. They might be a volunteer, a parent helper or the worlds best teacher.

RHS School Gardening Team of the Year

We want to hear about the amazing teams that are transforming their local communities. If you know a group that are making change give them the recognition they deserve!

We've won awards!

Winner of the Drum Marketing Awards 2017
Winner of the ERA 2017 awards
Winner of the Third Sector 2017 awards