Stewart Garden Schools Programme


We are excited to announce that the Stewart Garden Schools programme has launched for the fifth consecutive year and we’re looking for schools to join us in this year’s activities.

You could win £1,000 to spend at your local garden centre! All you need to do is follow these three simple steps:

  1. Email us your interest by clicking the link below
  2. Receive your fabulous free Stewart Garden kit to get your students growing
  3. Tell us how you’ve used your kit and send us lots of images for a chance to win


Register your school by email. Click here – REGISTRATION CLOSED. Unfortunately the registration process for the 2017 Schools programme is now closed. However, keep an eye on this page for details on how to register for the 2018 programme.


What’s it all about?

Created and run by Stewart Garden, the programme is open to school pupils aged 6-11 years. It challenges schools to be creative with Stewart Garden products.

The programme promotes children across the UK to be active in the garden and begin growing their own vegetables.


What do I receive?

Your school will receive a FREE garden kit which will equip your students to start growing their own fruit and vegetables. Within this kit, you will receive:

  • 30 Flower Pots
  • Two Traditional Watering Cans
  • One 52 cm Essentials Unheated Propagator
  • One Scoop
  • Three 20 cm Seed Trays

Everything you need you get sowing and growing!


Important dates

November 2016 Schools registered and entered into the Stewart Garden Schools programme.

December 2016 Relax and enjoy your Christmas break!

February/March 2017 Kits distributed to the schools with a helpful growing booklet and judging criteria.

April 2017 We’ll drop you an email to see how you’re getting on.

May 2017 Start submitting your entries by email to

Friday 16 June 2017 Deadline for entries (we’ll announce this date nearer the time)

July 2017 Our judges will look at each entry and select the winner and three runners up.

September 2017 The winning school and runners up will be contacted with the good news. We will invite you to an event for a photograph and will send a press release out, announcing the winners to the national press and the press in your area.

Good luck!