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Contest to find best garden in St Albans' District in Bloom competition
Green-fingered residents will be able to show off their gardening skills in this year’s St Albans District in Bloom competition.
The annual contest, which is run by the district council, was officially launched on Monday, February 25.
Gardeners will be able to enter one of eight categories including best sustainable garden, public house frontage and best group project.
There is also a category for school projects in a bid to get more young people involved.
The mayor of St Albans Eileen Harris said: "This competition is a great opportunity for gardening enthusiasts to show off their skills.
"If you have the gardening bug, please enter the competition and help contribute to making your local community more attractive."
All entrants will be assessed by a group of judges including Tom Stuart-Smith, a gold medallist in the Chelsea Flower Show.
Councillor Beric Read, head of community engagement and localism at the council, said: "Last year’s competition was again a huge success and we saw some wonderful examples of sustainable gardening and attractive flower displays."