This competition is now closed.

We want you to use your creativity and make a garden or mini landscape on a plate.

The diminutive contest is open to everyone;  professional gardeners, budding amateurs and kids alike. Use whatever you like, your garden could be living or lollipops could be trees and matches could be a fence just let your imagination run wild.

Winners will receive  an annual pass to the Garden and hampers of *gardening goodies from Candide. 

Contest judges

Rosemary Alexander, one of the UK's most influential garden designers and principal of The English Gardening School.

Michael Perry aka Mr Plant Geek, TV/radio presenter and long-time miniature gardener.

Nell Jones, Head of Plant Collections at Chelsea Physic Garden.

The Categories

- General

- The Professionals

- Children aged 5-9

- Children aged 10-15

-Peoples vote (all entries) 

All Entries should be photographed/submitted by 18th May 2020. Please note, this competition is now closed.

To Enter: The Rules

- You can use any plate but maximum plate dimensions 35cm diameter x 6cm depth.

- Digital entries can be submitted on Instagram (chelsea_physic_garden) or Twitter (ChelsPhysicGdn) by including the hashtag. Follow the Garden and use the hashtag #plotonaplate and the category you wish to enter. Alternatively  email your entry to [email protected] 

- The decision of the three judges will be final.

Please note you can enter from anywhere in the world but, should you win a prize, due to restrictions in delivery of goods we may have to substitute your prize to something that is easy/possible to send to you. Cash values are not offered.

- The competition is open to all. You can enter as many times as you like!

We are working hard to provide enjoyable and inspirational activities for you and your family during this difficult time, and of course we want to ensure the Garden  flourishes for your return.

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