Recycled pollies

The boats in Marine Way were cleared of polyanthus on May 21 in the pouring rain.  Thanks to our ad in the Journal, several members of the public collected plants for their gardens.  The rest were recycled to Rolle College ... Read more »

Launch of gardening competition

The annual gardening competition that Exmouth in Bloom organises to celebrate Exmouth’s gardeners was launched on May 26th at Tythe Cottage, last year’s winner of the business premises class.  The proprietors Steve and Kerry Munday are pictured with Mervyn Jackson ... Read more »

Success at Carnival Spring Fun Day

The plant stall at the Carnival Spring Fun Day on May 14 raised £300 for Exmouth in Bloom, enabling us to buy more plants this summer for our displays.  Many thanks to everyone who ... Read more »

Blooming April

The Bloom volunteers have been working in various Exmouth locations this month – Bapton Lane park, the end of Marine Way, and the garden by the underpass   ... Read more »

Bags of recycling

Committee member Carol is making shopping bags from recycled fabric, especially shirts.  *Reversible *Washable (40oC synthetic cycle) *On sale at our plant stall on May 14 in the Strand at the Carnival Spring Fun Day.  *Minimum donation of £3.50.  Bags ... Read more »

‘End polio now’ crocus display

Last autumn Rotary organised local groups to plant crocus ‘Red Giant’ to form the slogan for their international campaign to end polio.  The crocus are now in flower in Phear Park – do go and see ... Read more »

Launch of 2016 Friends scheme

Roswell Court residents hosted Exmouth in Bloom members on 10 March to launch the 2016 Friends scheme.  It’s only £5 for a year’s membership.  The sun shone as we enjoyed coffee, cake and ... Read more »

Bramble attack 2 & 3

Armed with secateurs, loppers and saws, the campaign to clear brambles from Marine Way railings continued on 5 and 12 March. Released from ivy ... Read more »

5-stars for Manor Gardens and Phear Park

Last May Manor Gardens and Phear Park were entered in South West in Bloom’s new category called Pride in Parks.  Pat Graham (President, Exmouth in Bloom) and Mike Vine, Asst Parks Development Officer for EDDC, showed the judge round in August.  ... Read more »