Competition Categories


The Maldon in Bloom competition is a wonderful way for the community to get involved and help keep the whole town clean, tidy, colourful and a pleasant environment for all those who live here.

The competition is open to anyone who resides in Maldon, and all you need is somewhere to display your flowers, which could be your front garden, your allotment, your street, a container or the front of your business premises.  There prizes or certificates for a whole range of categories shown below.

This year there will be Special Awards for the best entries in the categories below reflecting the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

1, At Home - Front Gardens

  • Best Front Garden
  • Best Hanging Basket
  • Best Window Box


2, Best Allotment

  • At any site in the town


3, Best Communal Garden

  • Any garden used and maintained by a community is eligible to enter.


4, Best Florally Decorated Street, (or nominated part of street)

  • Get together with the neighbours and make YOUR street the 'Best Florally Decorated Street' in town.


5,Best School/Youth Organisation Project

  • Any imaginative project carried out by a youth organisation, nursery or school which improves our environment.  Children's imaginative Miniature Garden entries welcome.


6, Best Floral Artwork using any material

Itens 5 & 6 will be judged under the following age categories:-

  • Under 5's
  • 5-7 years
  • 8-11 years
  • 12-18 years

Please specificy age on entry form.

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