Above: Best Enclosed Front Garden 2010
A biennial event, encouraging neighbours and business to take a pride in the village and setting the tone for the biennial Open Gardens weekend. Every house and business in Eynsham was inspected from 11-15 June 2011, with final judging on 18-19 June (results below).
All gardens and house fronts are assessed, however large or small, so long as the judge can see the garden without having to open a gate or door. The various categories follow:
The slideshow now includes random images for 2011, as well as the winners for 2010 and a sample from the weeks leading up to the 2009 awards. As ever, the judges' selection may differ.
Best House Front 2010: Renee and Kerry Fisher
Best Open Plan Front Garden 2010: Grenville and Carol Davies
Best Enclosed Front Garden 2009: Imgard & Alan Smith.
Adrian Moyes surveys his garden: on view all year round and remarkably private thanks to careful planting at strategic points.