Competition Categories 2019

The aim of the competition is to encourage local people to help make the town of Wimborne Minster a more attractive place in which to live, work and visit. The competition is intended to be 'Fun' and open to anyone who lives within the town boundary of Wimborne Minster whether you have a beautiful hanging basket or pretty frontage, you are welcome to have a go.

(Updated: 9 May 2019)

  1. BEST SHOP WINDOW DISPLAY
    to interpret: Wimborne in Bloom
    (Trophy presented by Wimborne Minster Chamber of Trade)
  2. BEST OVERALL OUTSIDE DISPLAY - BUSINESS PREMISES
    a. Public House - Within town boundary
    (Trophy presented by The Daily Echo)

    b. Public House - Country District within 3 miles of the town centre
    (Trophy presented by Stewart's Nurseries)

    c. Business Premises not entered in 2a or 2b
    (Trophy presented by Canford Crafts Gallery)
  3. BEST GARDEN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WHERE AN ENTRANCE FEE IS PAID
    (Trophy presented by Cllr & Mrs Robin Cook, Town Mayor & Mayoress 2006-2007)
  4. BEST CHURCH, CHURCHYARD OR MEMORIAL GARDEN
    (Trophy presented by Ruth Blaug)
  5. BEST SCHOOL GARDENS OR GROUNDS
    (Trophy presented by Anthony & Christine Oliver)
  6. BEST FRONT GARDEN
    a. Annual, Perennial or Mixed
    (Trophy presented by Wimborne Town Lodge of Moose International in memory of Alec Moore)

    b. First-time Entry
    (Trophy presented by residents of Coppercourt Leaze)
  7. BEST BACK GARDEN
    (Trophy presented by Cllr Mrs Ivy Ellis, Town Mayor 2002-2003)
  8. BEST COMMUNAL GARDEN OR GROUP OF HOUSES INCLUDING RESIDENTIAL/NURSING HOMES
    (Trophy presented by East Boro Housing Trust)
  9. PRIVATE DWELLING
    a. Best Hanging Basket
    (Trophy presented by Littlebanks Nursery)

    b. Best Overall Display - Hanging and/or wall baskets, tubs or containers
    (Trophy presented by Joy Stride)
  10. WEST BOROUGH CHALLENGE TROPHY
    Best floral display (baskets, pots, window boxes or front garden) at the front of a house or business premises on West Borough
    (Trophy presented by Margaret Walker)
  11. BEST ALLOTMENT
    (Trophy presented by Brian and Val Baker)
  12. BEST DISPLAY SURROUNDING A TOWN SIGN
    (Trophy presented by the Millennium Mayor Cllr Mrs Diann March)

2019: Judging will take place during the week 15th - 20th July

The Judges will be looking for: