• 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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  • Gardening competition

    Gardening competition

    A woman who swapped sunny Greece for even sunnier East Rainton has won first prize in our annual gardening competition. Leda Gibbins was the overwhelming choice of the judges deciding who should win the DAMHA 2018 Pot Plant Competition. The 58-year-old, who originally hails from Athens but now lives with her Hendon-born husband Jim in […]

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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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