Growing Together Competition
The Northumbria in Bloom Schools' gardening scheme·
The “Growing Together" scheme was introduced by Northumbria in Bloom in 2010 to recognise and reward the excellent work many schools are doing to introduce young people to the lifelong pleasures and benefits of horticulture in all its forms.
The results for 2012 were announced in June. There were 56 entries and the overall winner of the Land of the Prince Bishops Trophy was Hemlington Hall Primary School in Middlesbrough. ·The Cowell's Garden Centre Trophy for horticultural excellence was shared by Bellingham Community Middle School and Lingdale Primary School. ·The Rod Leyburn Memorial Trophy was won by Richard Avenue Primary School in Sunderland. ·For details go to the Results page.
The 2013 Growing Together scheme has been launched. ·Entry is free and the entry form is here. ·
Judging will be in June so that results can be sent to entrants before the end of term. Judges will expect to meet students and discuss with them how they are benefitting from their horticultural work.