NOW that summer is well and truly here, you have no excuse not to get your garden in shape and enter The Hunts Post garden of the year competition. One of this week s entries comes from 47-year-old Pete Pollard from Park Lane, Godmanchester. Pete, whose
NOW that summer is well and truly here, you have no excuse not to get your garden in shape and enter The Hunts Post garden of the year competition.
One of this week's entries comes from 47-year-old Pete Pollard from Park Lane, Godmanchester.
Pete, whose favourite flowers in his garden are foxgloves, has spent three years getting his garden just the way he likes it.
"I love to keep a brightly coloured garden for my wife and children. I find it very relaxing and like nothing more than to sit in my garden with my family and enjoy all the colours and, of course, the results of my hard work."
Despite having five children between the ages of two and 18, Pete still manages to keep his garden in brilliant condition.
"I don't spend all weekend on it, I just do 10 minutes here and there. I love to change the colour of the borders and fences every year to give my garden a fresh look."
Pete has entered the best kept category of The Hunts Post Garden of the Year, which is open to anyone who is proud of their gardening achievements.
There are two other categories including most colourful display and best design.
The competition, which runs until September 30, is sponsored by Admiral Conservatories and Windows and has three cash prizes of £250 on offer to the winner of each category and another cash prize of £500 for the overall winner.
Entering is simple. You can go online at www.huntspost.co.uk, click on garden competition and follow the instructions. Or fill in the coupon and send it with three pictures of your garden and a 200 word note detailing why it deserves to win, to either The Hunts Post, 30 High Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3TB or Admiral Windows and Conservatories, Ermine Street, Alconbury, Huntingdon, PE28 4FL by Saturday September 30.