2017 Key dates

23 January – 30 April: On-line registration open for Beautiful Scotland

10 - 16 April: National Gardening Week

May / June: Three regional workshops for Beautiful Scotland groups - will include tour, portfolio and presentation guidance [11 May - North Berwick; 24 May - Uddingston; 6 June - Dundee]

3 July: Deadline for Beautiful Scotland portfolio submission; deadline for Discretionary Award submissions and five supporting images per submission

28 July: Deadline for photo submission (for use at Award Ceremony, website and Results Brochure)

31 July – 13 August: Beautiful Scotland judging takes place

16 August: Judges debriefing day

7 September: Beautiful Scotland Awards Ceremony, Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline

8 September: Beautiful Scotland judges' surgeries, Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline

27 October: RHS Britain in Bloom Awards, Llandudno, North Wales

23 - 29 October: RHS Wild about Gardens Week

25 October: Beautiful Scotland and It's Your Neighbourhood Annual Seminar and presentation of It's Your Neighbourhood certificates, Albert Halls, Stirling