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Click here to download an entry form to Finest Flowers 2016!

Do you have no garden of your own? Are you interested in making your local area more attractive with flower and plant displays?

Since 2006 over 100 residents of all ages have joined one of our 28 clubs, even winning at the BBC Gardeners’ World competition.

Gardening Clubs receive vouchers for plants and equipment, together with advice on gardening and aspects of health and safety.

Become a member

If you are a Barnet Homes resident and interested in becoming a member of a club in your area or setting up one of your own, we would love to meet you at one of our coffee morning meetings. Meetings take place at 10am on the following dates throughout 2016;

  • Tuesday, 19 January
  • Tuesday, 15 March
  • Tuesday, 17 May
  • Tuesday, 19 July
  • Tuesday, 20 September
  • Tuesday, 15 November

For any other information please email us.

Stay up to date

You can find more info on the Gardening Club activities in their latest newsletter, which you can download here.

Follow the Barnet Homes Gardening Clubs on their blog for fascinating tips around gardening and regular updates on their activities.

Work with us

If you have an interesting gardening-related project idea or know of any other opportunities that might be of interest for the Barnet Homes Gardening Club, we’d love to hear from you

Coffee Mornings

The Gardenign Club hold regular coffee mornings. Please feel welcome to attend one

  • Tuesday 15 March 10am at Drummond House, 50 Font Holls, London N2 8LF
  • Wednesday 18 May 10am at Gadsbury Close, Goldsmith Avenue, London NW9 7EZ
  • Tuesday 19 July 10am at Christchurch Close, Summers Lane, North Finchley N12 0PY
  • Tuesday 20 September 10am at Hanshaw Drive, Thirleby Road, Edgware HA8 0HP
  • Tuesday 15 November 10am  at The Potteries, Barnet Lane, Barnet EN5 2DH

Garden Clubs (Updated January 2016)

  1. Lower Fosters
  2. Alexandra Rd
  3. Brownswell Road
  4. Cheshir House
  5. Christchurch Close
  6. Coleswood
  7. Deansbrook Close
  8. Drummond House
  9. Finch Close
  10. Gadsbury Close
  11. Hanshaw Drive
  12. Lancaster Rd
  13. Little Larkins
  14. Martins Walk
  15. Newlands Place
  16. North Road
  17. Prospect Place
  18. Rectory Close
  19. Robson Court
  20. Rosa Freedman
  21. Sheldon court
  22. St. John’s Close
  23. Tadbourne Court
  24. The Potteries
  25. Victoria Garden
  26. West Hendon
  27. Wimbush
  28. Woodburn Close

Finest Flowers Competition

finest flowers

In 2007 we launched what is now our annual finest flower competition, to encourage residents to take pride in their homes and neighbourhoods. A judging panel consisting of Barnet Group Board members, staff and residents from our scrutiny group, PAG visit every garden entered into the Summer competition.

Winners receive gardening vouchers and are presented with a certificate at our annual resident awards event. The competition is increasingly popular with residents and the standard gets higher every year, making a real impact across our estates and homes.

Categories include;

  • Best Front/Back Garden
  • Best New Gardener
  • Best Communal Garden
  • Best Garden in a Sheltered Scheme
  • Geoff Beddingfield Award – for outstanding efforts within the gardening community