How does your garden shape up for nature?
Entries for the 2018 awards are now closed
HANG ON! ... check out the award categories below to see what you need to do to win gold next year and visit the wildlife gardening section of our website to make your garden even better for nature.
The Surrey Wildlife Garden Award is open to individuals, businesses and community organisations, and it doesn't matter how big or small your garden is.
The Surrey Wildlife Garden Award is open to everyone in Surrey and is judged on the following categories:
It doesn't matter if you don't have a private garden. If you're providing food, water and shelter for wildlife on your balcony, enter the award to see how your patch shapes up for wildlife!
Is your garden or courtyard bursting with wildlife? Enter now for the chance to win!
The Surrey Wildlife Garden award is also open to community gardens. If you're working together to make space for nature, enter now!
Has your school created a wildlife garden for children to maintain and enjoy? If so, enter now for the chance to win £50 of Squires Garden Centres vouchers.
If your organisation is making space for wildlife, we want to know! Enter the Surrey Wildlife Garden Award and be recognised for your efforts!
To qualify for an award, gardens must meet the following criteria:
To qualify for a gold award, your garden must include twelve or more of the listed wildlife garden features, and must include at least three features from each section.
Gold award gardens will receive a wildlife garden certificate and garden plaque.
The top 3 Gold award nominees from each catagory may be contacted for further assessment to find Surrey's best wildlife gardens.
To qualify for a silver award, your garden must include eight or more of the listed wildlife garden features, and must include at least two features from each section.
Silver award gardens will receive a wildlife garden certificate.
To qualify for a gbronze award, your garden must include four or more of the listed wildlife garden features, and must include at least one feature from each section.
Bronze award gardens will receive a wildlife garden certificate.
Before you enter...
Before entering the Surrey Wildlife Garden Award, make sure your garden is the best it can be for nature. Use the links below for top tips and detailed advice on making your garden wildlife friendly.