RHS School Bug Barrels
RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2023
What's it all about?
To achieve our biodiversity mission, children (up to 16 years) from schools, youth and community groups are invited to design and plant an upcycled oil drum, to be displayed at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival from Tuesday 4 July to Sunday 9 July 2023. Find out more about this year's show in the fact sheet:
Who can enter?
Entries are welcome from all schools and youth groups (up to 16 years) from London, Surrey and the surrounding area.
To be eligible to enter, applicants must be registered with the RHS Campaign for School Gardening. Registration is quick, easy and free. If you're not registered yet, you can do so here:
Become a member
Ready to apply?
Once you've got your design concept, planting list, concept drawing and prop/structure ideas ready, please submit your application form:
Need some inspiration?
Take a look through the images below to start gathering ideas for the show!