Summer Photo Competition 2012

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Here at Garlic & Sapphire, we've decided to run a photo competition to celebrate the launch of our new blog, as well as the launch of our new look website AND the launch of our Autumn catalogue.

♥ The winner of will receive two places on one of our fantastic courses at Perch Hill, a night's stay for two in a luxury B&B nearby and £100 in Sarah Raven vouchers to spend on your favourite products. You'll also get the opportunity to have an exclusive chat with Sarah herself...

The theme of this competition is ‘Bees, Butterflies and Blooms’, so set free your creative side and take a photograph that you think celebrates our wildflowers, pollinators and British flowers at their best. You don’t have to be a professional photographer to enter – whether you take your image on a snazzy camera or a quick snap with your phone, it’s what you capture that matters – a moment or scene that shows just how wonderful our native pollinators and/or home-grown blooms really are. Our favourite photos will be placed on our Pinterest page, and the results and best entries will be published on our Facebook pageand website.

How to enter: Simply send your favourite ‘Bees, Butterflies and Blooms’ photo, with a brief description to Please entitle your email ‘Sarah Raven Photo Competition’, and include your name, address and telephone number.

Deadline: All entries must be in by midnight on Thursday the 9th August. The winners will be announced on Tuesday the 14th August by 5pm. Prize Details: Two places on a course at Perch Hill, overnight stay for two (sharing 1 double room) at Slides Farm B&B, an exclusive chat with Sarah Raven before the course (and a tour around the garden if it's sunny!), as well as £100 of Sarah Raven vouchers to spend.

Eligibility: Open to over 18s with a UK address. Copyright: Copyright of the images remains with the photographer - the entrant, the author of the photograph, retains complete and full ownership of the copyright in each submission.

Usage Rights: Entries can be used for publicity purposes only by Sarah Raven’s Kitchen & Garden and may be published on our Facebook and Twitter pages also.

Extra info: You must be willing to send your postal address, if you are a winner. Please tweet this page to say you are taking part, and ‘Like’ us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with the latest favourite entries. The winner will be chosen by the staff at Sarah Raven. Their decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Competition Rules:

  • 1 entry per person.
  • No purchase necessary. One entry only per person. Prizes are not refundable or transferable. Details of the winners will be displayed on this page for at least one month after the closing date of the competition.
  • All entrants to competitions and offers are deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them, and agree to co-operate in any publicity that may arise which may include their name or image being used on our website, facebook page or Twitter.
  • We reserve the right to disqualify or not award a prize to an entrant who in our opinion has not entered in to the spirit of these terms and conditions or the intention of the competition.