25.10.20 Bio-warfare on evil Vine Weevils

A Vine Weevil’s very favourite meal is a lovely lush polyanthus! Last year we lost over a hundred polys. before we realised that the plant tops came off in our hands like saucepan lids, where they had been eaten off ... Read more »

23.10.20 Winter Planting …DONE!

There was an early start with three ‘larks’ up to greet Simon Boyce of Manstree Nurseries who, before first light (6.45 am.), delivered our order of plants, (Polyanthus, Myosotis, Violas and Bellis daisies this year), for Winter colour. Sorting the ... Read more »

13.10.20 The Roundabout Project. Step 2

It took two sessions of a lot of SWEAT and LAUGHTER to dig out three fairly large Trachycarpus palms and clear the Calla lilies, Golden Oats and various ornamental grasses out of the roundabout. The plants have all been moved ... Read more »

11.10.20 A Blast from the Past

I know this was 4 years ago but it is a lovely memory of times when  Exmouth in Bloom  entered, as a walking group, in the annual Exmouth Illuminated Carnival, (sadly cancelled this year of course). This particular year 2016 ... Read more »