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Our hugely popular Not Your Average Gardener awards are back for 2022, and this year our brilliant judges are searching for some very special gardeners, with £5,000 worth of prizes to be won

We are looking to celebrate four gardeners from across the UK for their creativity and commitment to sustainability through their gardens, as well as celebrating the health and wellbeing benefits that gardening and plants can bring

We are looking for people of all ages to nominate the talented people in their lives, whether it’s a family member, friend, neighbour or even themselves, the competition is open to amateur gardeners of all ages

The Categories

Not your average gardener

Best Mini Garden Makeover

Not your average gardener

Most sustainable gardener

Not your average gardener

Best young gardener

Not your average gardener

Best houseplant parent

Meet the Judges

Jo Whiley

Best Mini Makeover

 Jo Whiley, Broadcaster

Not your average gardener

Most Sustainable Gardener

Marcus Eyles, Dobbies’ Horticultural Director

Not your average gardener

Best Young Gardener

Henry Agg, Dobbies’ Ambassador

Not your average gardener

Best Houseplant Parent

Daisy Payne, This Morning’s Presenter

The Prizes

£1,250 worth of Dobbies’ giftcards for every winner plus a virtual consultation with Marcus Eyles on how to make the most of your gardening space


Get involved

Online entries can be made by clicking on the links below



There are terms and conditions for each category

Entries can be made until the 26th August with winners announced in September - good luck!