RHS School Gardening Team of the Year 2018

Supported by Gabriel Ash

Do you know a dedicated team of young people who deserve to have their good work in the garden celebrated? Why not nominate them for RHS School Gardening Team of the Year 2018?

Click here for 2017's results.

About the competition:

Win a beautiful Gabriel Ash greenhouse worth £3,425!

We are looking for an outstanding gardening team that has made a difference to their school environment. The winning group will be one that shares a passion for gardening and displays excellent teamwork.

This year we are delighted to be supported by Gabriel Ash who have donated a beautiful Classic 'Eight' cedar greenhouse worth £3,425 which will be awarded to the winner of this category! The three finalists will also receive a Gabriel Ash Upright Coldframe worth £699.

How to enter:

Everyone in the nominated team must be aged 5-16 and in attendance at a school registered to the RHS Campaign for School Gardening registered school or group. Not registered? Sign up free now.

An adult (over 18) can nominate a gardening team by completing and returning an entry form. You need only nominate your team once. If we receive multiple nominations we will only consider the first we receive.

To enter, click the 'nominate now' button below to download an entry form and tell us why you think your team should win. We’re looking for passionate and dedicated groups who have made a real difference to their school and community through gardening.

The RHS will select four teams as finalists from the entry forms and send each a digital camera to make a short film demonstrating why they are an exemplary gardening team. 

One of these four teams will then be selected as the overall winner and crowned RHS School Gardening Team of the Year 2018.

Nominate now

Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 25 April 2018, via an application form.


All entries will receive a printed certificate.

The four finalists will receive a digital camera to make their short film which can be kept afterwards, as well as an engraved trowel, a set of gardening gloves and £250 in National Garden Gift Vouchers. The three finalist teams who are not selected as the winners will each receive a fantastic Gabriel Ash Upright Coldframe (pictured below) worth £699 for their school.
The overall winning team will receive a beautiful Gabriel Ash Classic 'Eight' cedar greenhouse (pictured below) worth £3,425 for their school. The winning team will also receive an extra £250 in National Garden Gift Vouchers, a total of £500. A celebrity gardener will also spend a day at the winning school.

This Classic 'Eight' cedar greenhouse is the top prize for RHS School Gardening Team of the Year 2018:



Terms and Conditions

Read the full terms and conditions for RHS School Gardening Team of the Year 2018.

Enter our other categories

If you have more rising stars, why not nominate them for one of our other two great categories:

Previous winners and finalists

Check out our previous winners and finalists from the competition:

About Gabriel Ash:

Gabriel Ash produce quality Western Red Cedar greenhouses that are superior in design and construction.

A seamless blend of wood and toughened glass; discreetly incorporating aluminium and full-ridge ventilation; using only the finest quality of Western Red Cedar. 

Gabriel Ash has created a timeless range of exquisite greenhouses all endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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