Lincolnshire Gardens Trust Photographic Competition 2017

It was our pleasure, once again, to be invited to help judge Lincolnshire Gardens Trust Photographic Competition for 2017.
The highly commended and winning entries in each category were presented with their awards at the Trust’s Annual General Meeting which was held at The Collection, Lincoln in November.

If you would like to enter the competition in 2018, entry forms can be found on the Trust’s website:

The closing date is Friday 5th October 2018 and entries can be emailed to: (Digital images need to be available in high resolution and at least 300dpi) or sent by post to: Steffie Shields, The Old Orchard, Church Lane, Welby, Lincolnshire NG32 3LS.


Picture taken in a Lincolnshire garden open to the public
1st: Gate with Roses at Gunby Hall by Daniel Rollitt
2nd: Guinness Hedge at Hackthorn Hall by Irvine Gyte
3rd: Scawby Kitchen Garden by Rachel Dixon

Garden Personality
1st: Fledgling at Hall Farm, Harpswell by Elizabeth Morris

In my Lincolnshire Garden
1st: Feeding finch by Gill Ogburn

Taste of Lincolnshire – Sponsored by Select Lincolnshire
1st: Brussels sprouts by Gill Ogburn

Junior category
1st: Fungi under a tree by Maddie Dixon

Plant Portrait – Sponsored by Lincolnshire Life Magazine
1st: Aliums by Daniel Rollitt
Highly commended: Peony at Doddington Hall by Elizabeth Morris
Highly commended: Iris at Doddington Hall by Elizabeth Morris
Highly commended: Clematis by Gill Ogburn

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