PCG Bug House Competition 2020

About the competition

This year, in a bid to raise awareness of biodiversity and native species decline, the focus of the Petersfield Community Garden bug house competition will be on creating homes for bugs.

Pre-schools and primary school children in and around Petersfield are invited to get creative and design a wildlife home for display at the community garden and be in with the chance to win a cash prize.

Whether you choose to build a bug hotel, bee hive, dormouse nest, bird box, butterfly or hedgehog house, we want you to get your creative minds whirring for this year’s competition.

Key information 

  • Entries are welcome from all pre-schools and primary schools children (up to age 11 or year 6) from Petersfield and surrounding villages. 
  • Entries must not exceed 1m long x 1m wide x 1m high. They should have no loose or easily detachable parts, no plastic or glass.
  • Entries must include an element of plant material which can be fresh, dried or living 
  • Entries are encouraged to use recycled material to build their bug home. They should be able to withstand all weather conditions 
  • You may use props or accessories to enhance your entry
  • Entry costs: £2 per entry
  • Closing date: August 28th. All bug houses must be dropped off at the community garden ready for judging by 5pm. Winners to be announced September 1st.

This year, in a bid to raise awareness of biodiversity and native species decline, the focus of the Petersfield Community Garden bug house competition will be on creating homes for bugs.

Pre-schools and primary school children in and around Petersfield are invited to get creative and design a wildlife home for display at the community garden and be in with the chance to win a cash prize.

Whether you choose to build a bug hotel, bee hive, dormouse nest, bird box, butterfly or hedgehog house, we want you to get your creative minds whirring for this year’s competition.

Prizes 

TBC 

There will be a cash prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place with winning entries being displayed at the Petersfield Community Garden.

Entry and registration >>>>> HERE <<<<<<<