Calling all green-fingered tenants!

The fun and informal Midlothian Council garden competition is now open to all council tenants.


There are two categories:

  • Best Overall Garden
  • Tallest Sunflower (Under 15s only)

Garden pride

If you are proud of your gardening efforts then enter today!

How to enter or nominate

You can nominate yourself, or someone you know by sending in a photograph. You can take the photo yourself or ask one of our staff by phoning or texting 07502918630 or by emailing:


Prize are vouchers for Pentland Plants garden centre:

  • First place - £25
  • second place - £15
  • Under 15s category  - £10 


These prizes will be awarded to Midlothian East and Midlothian West as listed below:


  • Danderhall
  • Pathhead
  • Dalkeith
  • Mayfield
  • Newtongrange
  • Temple
  • Gorebridge
  • Gowskhill
  • North Middleton
  • Carrington
  • Cousland


  • Bonnyrigg
  • Poltonhall
  • Lasswade
  • Rosewell
  • Loanhead
  • Bilston
  • Roslin
  • Auchendinny
  • Penicuik East
  • Penicuik West


The closing date is 8 August 2024 and prizes will be awarded on 22 August 2024.

Need more information?

If you have any queries about the competition, please email

16 Apr 2024