Gardening’s unsung heroes

The judges have chosen the finalists and we are pleased to announce that Wavereley Terrace Allotments have been selected as one of the finalists for the ‘odds’ section of the awards. The overall winner, two runners-up and seven Highly Commended gardeners will be announced at the Gardening Against The Odds Awards Gala event at Syon House in April 2015

We need your help to win by voting for the Waverley Terrace Community Allotment project at

The odds include:
Physical disabilities, such as sight, health and mobility difficulties, as well as social isolation. Physical and mental problems, where gardening gives solace. Environmental odds, difficult spaces or growing conditions

The Judges wrote…”Waverley Terrace Allotments is now a thriving community resource helping offenders, socially excluded adults and those with mental illness to make a contribution to their community by gardening in these productive allotments and sensory gardens”.

David Shreeve says: “This is a community garden in the true sense of the words.”

Voting is easy! Just visit and select Waverley Terrace Community Allotment from the drop down list. The winning project will receive the Gardening Against the Odds trophy at the awards ceremony next April.


Please use this link to vote

You can read more about the 2014 awards in Francine Raymond’s Sunday Telegraph’s article.