• By the bucketful

    By the bucketful

    A man who carries 50 buckets of water through his house to ensure his garden is in perfect condition has won DAMHA’s annual gardening competition. Bill Scott’s garden in East Rainton was the overwhelming choice of people who voted in an online poll we set up for our 2020 Pot Plant/Gardening Competition. The 82-year-old’s display […]

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  • Pot plant competition

    Pot plant competition

    We are delighted to reveal the winner of our 2019 pot plant competition. When it takes three hours to water the plants, you know you are talking about someone who takes real pride in their garden. And in Alex Hardy’s case it’s not just his garden, but the gardens of his neighbours that he also […]

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  • Perennial success

    Perennial success

    Like many of his plants, Jack Rudd is finding perennial success in DAMHA’s annual pot plant competition. After coming third in 2016, his garden, in High Jobs Hill, Crook, was this year voted the best of all gardens in homes owned by Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA). This means he receives £50 in cash and […]

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