RHS and BBC One’s The One Show announce 'My Chelsea Garden' competition

April 18th 2021

After a successful competition last year, The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and BBC One’s The One Show are joining forces again to launch 'My Chelsea Garden'.

The competition encourages amateur gardeners across the nation to share images of their green spaces and growing efforts in search of the very best.

The competition invites the public to enter a current picture of their garden or green space in one of the following categories:

  • Back Garden
  • Front Garden
  • Alternative Garden
  • Community Garden

The judges are; One Show presenter Alex Jones, writer and broadcaster Monty Don, RHS Head of Judging at RHS Shows, James Alexander Sinclair, author and small gardens expert Isabelle Palmer, and Head of the One Show Rob Unsworth.

One winner from each category and the ‘best in show’ will receive four public day tickets for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021* and a special RHS Award commending their Garden.

*Terms and conditions apply. Value of 4 X 2021 RHS Chelsea Flower Show public tickets approx. £280 plus £400 towards travel. Accommodation not included.

People can enter the competition by visiting: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/142TbtQJfYMNlPTPcLPV7lg/my-chelsea-garden where they will also find the terms and privacy notice. They’ll be asked to submit one current picture of their garden in one of the four categories, a short description of their gardening space and say in up to 200 words how the garden they have submitted has been helping them in the last 12 months.

The competition will open at 7PM Tuesday 6th April 2021 and close just before midnight on:

Sunday 18th April 2021.