Win tickets to gardeners world live 2024

Its time for another competition and this time its for a pair of tickets to gardeners world live 2024 at the nec on Sunday the 16th June 2024.

I have attended gardeners world live for a number of years and always have had a good day out.

But how can you win this prize? Well its simple really I have a fourth Belfast sink and I want some ideas for what we can grow in it. Email me or leave a comment below with your suggestions.

I now have 4 Belfast sinks with the other 3 being used as

  1. For growing mint
  2. For general herbs, thyme, rosemary etc
  3. Herbal tea sink. Comprising of herbs to use in herbal teas.

So get your ideas in and your name and suggestion will go into a hat. 1 winner will be selected and we will do that suggestion.

You have till the 26th May 2024 to get your suggestions in

You can enter as many times as you like

There can only be one winner and no cash alternative.

Good luck.

31 thoughts on “Win tickets to gardeners world live 2024

  • Use it as a bog garden for pitcher plants.

  • Create a Pimms sink. Mint, strawberries and cucumbers.

  • You could create a little Alpine rockery garden with your favourite pebbles and shells! (I love to go beach-combing!)

  • a rose garden. different coloured rose bushes.

  • Evening Richard, my idea is a outdoor kitchen garden, ie : grow anything you would cook in the BBQ or pizza oven , then all your ingredients are to hand.
    also quick question, how deep should I spread my grass cutting on the veg beds to mulch. Thanks again. Stuart Jackson

  • Christopher Pilcher

    Get some miniature slow growing conifers and make a small forest with them as they are very slow growing and they don’t take a lot of room

  • I would put aubretia to trail over then some violas, pinks and a geranium. This will give you lots of colour for months on end.

  • Plant lavender in it and make the garden smell divine

  • make a little pond. that’s what i’ve done with mine…

  • Plant wild strawberries for popping into cocktails, prosecco and salads, Leave a few for the birds too

  • Has to be a herb garden

  • Plant tumbling tomatoes they will trail over the sides of the Belfast sink.

  • A mini pond would be very cute and ideal for smaller water-dwellers.

  • Hi Richard, how about an edible pollinator pitstop.
    You could have:
    Edible flowers like Cornflower and Marigold – flowers can be used in baking etc.
    Something from the carrot family such as celery, fennel, dill, parsley etc that you can use as normal but then let go to seed for the flowers (that way your also getting a seed harvest too eventually).
    Salsify – you can eat the root but if you let it flower its great for pollinators and really pretty.
    Rat tail radish – flowers are great for honey bees, hoverflies etc and the seed pods taste amazing.
    Breadseed poppy, garlic chives and cat mint as some other suggestions all really useable in cooking but also great for pollinators and maybe a little different to things you might already be growing.
    in the middle you could bury a small terracotta pot with the hole covered up and then pop a pot saucer on top filled with marbles or small pebbles. The pot can act as a olla pot for watering and the tray on top is a little water station for all the pollinators that come to visit.
    A mini oasis in a sink!

  • I would use it as a pond with some rice fish in. Couple of pond plants and a small water lilly with a rock ramp for the critters

  • A mini meadow, wild flowers for the bees to enjoy along with you

  • Tomatoes and Basil

  • I think it would be great as a one stop collection for your Gin and Tonic herbs and would suggest basil, orange scented thyme , mint and lemon balm, maybe contained in pots within the sink so they don’t overtake the others! The thyme could tumble over the edge and would smell wonderful when the heat from the sun warms it up!

  • The sink would make a great container to start off your seeds and then you could move them on into individual pots when they are big enough! Just imagine how many seed you could get started in there!

  • Jennifer Hocknull

    Make a mud kitchen for young children to encourage them outside into the garden.


    I would throw some wildflower bombs in there and see what you get. The insects will love it and it would look beautiful

  • a mini pond would be so cool

  • Marilyn Wheatley

    A mini alpine garden

  • A load of plants to encourage butterflies and bees to the garden, maybe?

  • A lovely sink of UK strawberries would be complementary

  • Plant edible flowers, they look super pretty and you can use them for culinary purposes. They can also be dried successfully for later use.

  • Lavender, for the fragrance and colour.

  • Ideal for tumbling tomatoes

  • Wendy Jamieson-Price

    i would grow a gin cocktail garden, borage, mini cucumber, viola, rosemary, strawberries, a lovely combo of flowers, herbs and fruit

  • Jonathan Churm

    I think home grown salad leaves in a sink would be lovely – easy and delicious to grow

  • Margaret Volland

    I would use one for my increasing selection of succulents.

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