School Children can celebrate the 2012 London Olympics and raise money for charity with local garden design & build company Lime Orchard and Olympic show-jumper Billy Twomey
Lime Orchard is pleased to announce a competition for school-aged children to enter a competition to design a garden to celebrate the 2012 Olympics.
Lime Orchard is an award-winning national garden design company based in Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Children in the Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire area can submit their own design for an Olympic themed garden by the closing date of Tuesday 6 November 2012. Children can let their imagination run wild (pun intended!) or take inspiration from their own experiences of the 2012 Games!
Launch Event with Olympic Competitor
Lime Orchard will be launching the competition at the Nottinghamshire County show on 12-13 May 2012 with an Olympics themed garden and will be supported by Nottinghamshire- based Olympic medal-contender and top Irish equestrian competitor Billy Twomey.
“It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to have the Olympic Games in your own back yard! I’m really delighted to support Lime Orchard in getting local children involved!”
Billy Twomey will be present on the show garden on 12 May for a photo call. Find our more about Billy Twomey >
Children visiting Nottinghamshire County Show will be able draw inspiration from the show garden and may be to get some hints from Lime Orchard’s own (Royal Horticultural Society) medal-winning garden designer, Ian Dexter. Ian will be judging the competition entries so will be on the lookout for originality and creativity from the children
The winning entry announced after the closing date will receive professional garden design advice from the award-winning Lime Orchard team up to the value of £2000 for their home, nominated school, youth group or community project. Two runners-up will each received £100 in Gift Vouchers to spend on garden tools, plants or equipment. A presentation event will be announced in early 2013 with Billy Twomey presenting the awards.
Each entry is subject to a £2 fee – 100%* of which will go direct to the Green Fingers charity –http://www.greenfingerscharity.org.uk - an organisation that raises funds to provide superb gardens for Children’s Hospices around the UK.
*100% of entry fees paid by cash or cheque, other payment methods may be subject to charges outside of Lime Orchard’s control
If you would like to dontate to Green Fingers, please visit our Just Giving page www.justgiving.com/limeorchard
The competition is open to children that attend full-time school in the area and can submit there design in their choice of medium up to a maximum size of A3 (for print) or PDF of no more than 10Mb file size (for electronic submission).
Click the download button below for an entry form (PDF format) and full terms and conditions