Green Thumbs in Somerset get your Gardens Ready Green Thumbs in Somerset get your Gardens Ready

Green thumbs in Somerset are being given an extra incentive to spruce up their gardens in time for Spring.

Somerset Regional Council has partnered with Searles, the leading market innovator in the home garden industry, to deliver the inaugural 2017 Somerset Garden Competition. 

Competition details

Entries open

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Entries close

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Garden judging will occur

Monday, 9 October 2017 to Friday, 13 October 2017

Winners announced

Monday, 16 October 2017

Gardens open for viewing

Saturday, 21 and Sunday, 22 October 2017 - 8am to 4pm

Saturday, 28 and Sunday, 29 October 2017 - 8am to 4pm

There will be three competition categories; Best Rural Garden, Best Urban Garden and Best Business/Community Group and the winners of each category will receive a $500 cash prize and a signature prize pack from Searles valued at $100.

As an added bonus, all entrants into the competition will receive a Searles Garden Product Prize Pack.

Download the entry form here.

For more information about the competition phone Council 5424 4000 or email