Still time to enter the Custodian Awards to showcase your work!

Parks, gardens and tree management teams are reminded that the deadline for the inaugural Horticulture Week Custodian Awards is the end of the day today - 13th May. Anyone requiring a little more time should contact our awards team at:

Entry deadline 13th May
Entry deadline 13th May

This exciting new awards scheme, which is partnered by industry charity Perennial has been launched to ensure that the custodians of the UK's vital gardens and green spaces receive the recognition they deserve for the extraordinary job they do.

The awards which are supported by the Chartered Institute of Horticulture and The Parks Alliance, are open to entry from parks, gardens and tree management teams to ensure that the communities they serve and future generations can continue to enjoy access to quality, life-enhancing green space.

The very best in the parks, gardens and tree management sectors will be recognised and celebrated by the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards. So whether it is an exemplary project, a brilliant piece of teamwork or a great idea that has made a real and lasting impact on your service or site this year, make sure that you and your team get the recognition you deserve by entering the awards.

Winners of the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards will be announced in the last week of June at a special reception hosted by Horticulture Week.

Winning entries will be written up in full in a special report on the awards to be published in Horticulture Week magazine as well as online at, helping you to showcase your achievements, reward team effort and highlight to stakeholders the vital role you and your team play in protecting the future of our vital green spaces and facilities.

The deadline for entries to the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards is 13th May and the standard entry fee of £45 + VAT per entry now applies.

For full details of categories and how to enter, visit Should you require a little more time please contact Sarah Fournier at:

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The Horticulture Week Custodian Awards are open to all professionals responsible for the management and development of parks, gardens and other green spaces. Find out more about how and why you should enter the 2019 Custodian Awards.

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