Run a competition with schools

Competitions can be a great way to engage with schools in your area and bring your community closer together

Encouraging schools to grow ‘the biggest’ of a particular flower or vegetable, such as this giant pumpkin grown by Deer Park Primary School, can be a great motivator, whilst also making for a straightforward competition format. Read on for ideas and guidance to put this or your own exciting competition ideas into practice.

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.