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School Children Star in Garden Design Competition

School children in Aberdeen showed their flair for garden design by coming first in the nationwide Pocket Garden Design Competition.

Pupils from Milltimber Primary and Cornhill Primary schools have been selected as winners in the Pocket Garden Design Competition, run by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful.

Children aged as young as three from across Scotland were asked to design a colourful and sustainable garden that could feature at the Scottish Gardens Show at Scone Palace in late May.

During 2020 and 2021, 230 entries were received and the winning schools received the opportunity to build and grow their designs to appear in a digital showcase.

Unfortunately, because of the current Covid restrictions the show has had to be cancelled.

This hasn’t stopped the winning schools though as they are still growing and building their gardens and these finished gardens will be available to view in an online showcase, where the nation will also be able to vote for their favourite Pocket Garden.

The Pocket Garden competitions have been a success over the past five years the competition has run. Schools from right across Scotland were keen to take part and develop designs for a tiny garden which reflects the four interlinked 2021 themes.