Best Front Garden Competition deadline extended for Going for Gold competition 

Best Front Garden Competition

The Limerick Going for Gold Competiton is returning to Limerick once again and is run by Limerick City and County Council with sponsorship from JP McManus Charitable Foundation.

Best Front Garden Competition deadline extended for Going for Gold competition 

Is there an attractive garden in your area that you would like to nominate for the Limerick Going for Gold Best Front Garden Competition? 

Or maybe you would like to enter your own garden in the competition? 

Then we would like to hear from you as the deadline for inclusion in the Limerick Going for Gold Best Front Garden Competition has been extended until Wednesday 14 August. 

The Best Front Garden Competition is one of the categories in the annual Limerick Going For Gold. 

Forms are also available from the Parkway Shopping Centre, Limerick City and County Council’s Customer Services or to download from Limerick.ie. 

To qualify for the competition: 

  • The garden must be visible from a public road. 
  • A minimum of two photographs must be submitted with each application form. The first round of judging will be done based on the photographs provided, so please ensure that your photographs are of good quality to assist the judges in their deliberations. 
  • A location map (and GPS Co-ordinates/ Eircode) must be submitted with each application form. This can by hand-drawn and must indicate where the garden is located. 

Completed Application forms to be sent by post to: Most Beautiful Garden Competition, Manager’s Office, Parkway Shopping Centre, Dublin Road, Limerick. 

The Best Front Garden competition is sponsored by the Parkway Shopping Centre and judged by the Parkway Shopping Centre and the Limerick Post. Judging takes place from mid-August until early September. with the winner being announced at the gala Going For Gold awards in October. 

Roger Beck, Manager of Parkway Shopping Centre said: “The Parkway Shopping Centre is very pleased to sponsor the Best Front Garden competition as part of Limerick Going for Gold again this year.” 

“Every year we discover some new and amazing gardens around the city and county that are a credit to their owners and the judges always have a very hard job deciding on the winners.  I have no doubt this year will be no different, and I look forward to getting out and about the length and breadth of Limerick myself over the coming weeks, and visiting some wonderful and beautiful gardens.” 

Gerry Boland from the JP Mc Manus Charitable Foundation added: “I am delighted with the longevity of Limerick Going for Gold. It is wonderful to see and hear the contribution it has made to the environment by helping communities to help themselves towards a cleaner, brighter place and that it also incorporates pollinator-friendly planting.” 

Limerick Going for Gold is run by Limerick City and County Council with sponsorship from JP McManus Charitable Foundation and supported by Live95, Limerick Leader, Limerick Post, I Love Limerick, Limerick City Centre Tidy Towns, Southern Media and Marketing Design and the Parkway Shopping Centre. 

For more information on the Going For Gold competition, click here 

For more stories featuring the Going for Gold competition, click here  

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