Pupils from St Palladius Primary School are looking for your votes after being shortlisted in a national garden design competition.

Entries close on Sunday, June 13 at midnight where the public is being asked to choose their top three designs from schools across Scotland to decide an overall winner. 

Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful encouraged pupils across the country to offer creative, colourful, and sustainable pocket garden designs for the Pocket Garden Design Competition.

The Dalry youngsters were challenged to design a pocket garden when home learning during the COVID pandemic. The winning design, by Primary 1 Archie Berrie, was selected to take part in a digital showcase in place of the postponed Scottish Gardening Festival that usually gets underway at Scone Palace near Perth every year.

Class Teacher, Miss Craig said: “To get this far is an amazing achievement and we now ask our community to vote online and support our entry.

"The boys and girls have been learning how to plant and nurture flowers and vegetables from seed. They have driven the entire process and have enjoyed spending time outdoors, caring for their garden.”

The public can vote for Archie’s design on the Keep Scotland Beautiful website https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/pocket-garden/