The Chartered Institute of Horticulture have announced the launch of the YHOY 2021 competition, with Round 1 being offered free and on-line to anyone below the age of 30 on September 30th 2021 working and/ or studying in horticulture in the UK and Ireland.
Competitors will be able to register on to the secure website from May 10th and then take part in Round One any time during the week beginning May 17th 2021. Just follow the YHOY links from https://yhoy.horticulture.org.uk Competitors can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram social media platforms. There are prizes at each level of the competition, including the prestigious Percy Thrower Trust Bursary of £2500 for the overall winner!!
Provisionally, the Grand Final will be at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh’s Logan Botanic Gardens, near Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway on September 4th 2021 – visit www.rbge.org.uk for more details of the garden. This beautiful garden, with a climate strongly influenced by the Gulf Stream, has an incredible plant collection for all to see and enjoy.