The Marlfield Village annual garden competition is presently underway and the gardens will be viewed a number of times in the coming weeks.
The competition is to encourage households to plan and maintain the part of ther property which is on view from the public footpath. Each garden will be judged using the same formula as in previous years and the categories are best overall garden which will get a voucher and the Wallace Trophy i.e. the ducks, most improved a voucher and the O Connell crystal, best small garden, best use of trees shrubs and containers, best large garden all of which will also get vouchers. Time to get the fork and watering cans out and make the effort as judging starts end of the month.