All entries must be submitted by the resident of the property entered or by someone with the permission of the resident.
Balham In Bloom entries are open to any property that has an outside area with street frontage and and is visible to the general public.
A substantial amount of living flora must be included.In each category the judges will be looking for:
- Skill in execution
Residential displays must be within the curtilage of the property and must not encroach on the public footway.
Business frontage is limited to external areas that the business owns, has control of, or has permission to use including public footways.
Front Gardens and frontage are not necessarily required to be contained around the official main entrance to a building so long as all other requirements are met
A hanging basket is any planted container, suspended from a single point and must not make contact with the ground or any other surface.
A window box is a planted container situated either on a windowsill, balcony, or suspended/positioned below a window.
Balham In Bloom is an opportunity for all those who live and work in SW12 to come together and celebrate an enjoyment of plants in their community.
Entries that are considered offensive or are overtly political will not be judged.