Enter the 2019 Custodian Awards

Entries are open for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 – the leading industry Awards scheme supporting, encouraging and broadcasting excellence in the professional management of the UK’s gardens, parks, grounds and trees.

Horticulture Week is delighted to welcome back The Gardens Trust as a partner for the 2019 Custodian Awards which seek to ensure the outstanding achievements of the UK’s gardens, parks and tree professionals are recognised by customers, clients and stakeholders.

Management achievement is honoured in the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards, with categories celebrating outstanding work across all areas of activity including restoration and redevelopment, on-going management and maintenance, partnership working, volunteer and community engagement, and more. And don’t forget as a member of The Gardens Trust, you are entitled to a 10% discount on the entry fee. Simply enter code HWCA10 Visit www.custodianawards.com to find out more information and view the full list of categories

Why enter the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards?

* Winning a prestigious HW Custodian Award provides you with a powerful selling point for your garden, parks, estate or organisation (with winner and finalist logos supplied), helping you to market to potential visitors.

* Just entering the awards earns you industry recognition for your teams and volunteers, providing you with a powerful staff-motivational tool.

* As a winner you will receive year-round opportunities for your achievements to be promoted on Horticulture Week’s print and digital platforms, enabling you to highlight your achievements to customers, stakeholders, partners and peers.

* Winners gain a permanent place in Horticulture Week’s Custodian Gallery, ensuring lasting recognition for your, and your team’s, achievements.

* Gain the opportunity to take part in the leading national awards event for the UK parks and gardens industry, where you can network with leaders in your industry.

Entry Deadline

The deadline for the Custodian Awards has been extended and is now Thursday 29 March.
For full details of how to enter please go to: www.custodianawards.com

Awards Reception & Presentation

Winners will be presented once again at Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire on Tuesday 25 June at a prestigious afternoon Awards reception & presentation.

Parks & Gardens Live 2019

The Custodian Awards reception & presentation will once again be co-located with Parks & Gardens Live, which provides professional gardeners, parks managers and landscape maintenance teams with an exciting mix of practical learning, mentoring, inspiration, knowledge sharing and networking – all curated by the UK’s leading kit expert and HW technical editor, Sally Drury. Highlights of the day include product showcase tours and professional kit demonstrations led by Drury, while inspirational expert advisers and practitioners lead must-attend workshops. Find out more at www.custodianawards.com/pg

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Painswick Roccoco Gardens, the Red House, Photo © Joab Smith