Win a Grand for your Garden

MyBuilder is once again on the hunt for the worthiest winner of a garden makeover.

Research has shown that spending time in green spaces can reduce stress, enhance mood and improve health. However, creating a tranquil oasis in your backyard is easier said than done.

We want to know what this prize would mean to you. You can nominate yourself, a friend or relative, we are looking for the most deserving winner of a plant-filled paradise!

Scroll down and find out how to enter!

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Alexandra Owen

Nottingham

Well as I write this I am sat on the back step staring at the wilderness that is my back garden and trying to summon up the energy and imagination to start its regeneration. Unfortunately I have been doing the exact same thing for the past 3 years since my son came along and I am no further along in the process!!

I'm pretty adept at DIY and enjoy getting my hands dirty. It frustrates me that I need to ask for help with this but the truth is that, like so many other people, I am trying to balance a full time nursing career with being a good mum to a toddler and there just aren't enough hours in the day to do it all.

I love spending time outdoors but the uneven expanse of cracked concrete with dangerous drop off, dumped furniture, mossy grass and unkempt borders make it far from a safe or relaxing environment for my little boy to play.

Would a garden make over change my life? Well maybe it seems overly dramatic to claim that it would but I honestly cannot express how much it would mean to even make a start on the mammoth task ahead. A safe place to sit and watch my little boy play would mean the world and if the adults had a tranquil area to enjoy a cider in the evenings too then all the better!!

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