The 2023 Carré des Jardiniers timeline

Discover all the steps to participate at the 2023 Carré des Jardiniers contest:

23 September 2020: The competition opens for applications at the Carré des Jardiniers


19 March 2021: Registration closes

  • May, 4th 2021: Audition and selection of the five finalists, from 10 applicants pre-selected by the judging panel
  • May, 29th 2021: Confirmation of the five finalists once the judging panel has received and examined the full applications

© Alexandre MOULARD


June 2021: Presentation of the five finalists to the press


  • July 2021: The 5 finalists visit the Eurexpo exhibition ground with the competition regulator and the GL Events team

  • From November, 26th to 29th 2021: Assembly of the five gardens by the finalists, at Eurexpo - Lyon


From NOVEMBER, 30th to December, 2nd 2021:
The Paysalia exhibition opens to visitors


  • December, 1st 2021:
    The gardens are visited and the finalists interviewed by the judging panel,
    The panel then deliberates and the Master Gardener Trophy 2021 is awarded.
© Alexandre MOULARD
  • December, 2nd to 3rd 2021: Dismantling of the gardens

The gardens of previous editions in pictures
(available soon)

An event

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