A wonderful time judging the ‘Best Residential Home’ category and meeting staff and residents

Exmouth in Bloom have been busy judging the Local Gardening Competitions.  We have had many entries this year and expect the standards to be very high.  In the autumn we invite all our winners to attend a presentation evening.  This is one of our favourite events of the year.  Thank you to everyone who has entered.

Gerry Bassett, Linda Dennis and Jenny Willmott have been judging the ‘Best Residential Home’ category.  It was such a pleasure to meet the staff and residents of the homes. Gardening brings them so much enjoyment along with fresh air, fun and exercise.  Well done to the staff of all the homes visited for creating such wonderful environments, Heart-warming indeed.

Please look at some of the wonderful people we met in their gardens.


Neville, what a star, he loves the garden and helps to grow veg for the kitchen

The knitting group made a ‘Lighthouse’ to cover a stone pillar. Beautiful.

Residents enjoying the garden and sunshine.

A wonderful day and some photos we very much want to share with you.

Stunning beach garden, created by staff and residents, who also painted the pebbles.

Judges Jenny and Gerry along with staff and residents from Sheridan House

Residents and staff of Sheridan House, with one of their beautifully painted plant pots which they did in their craft class


Picture of staff and residents in their garden

Stunning hanging baskets grown by Deputy Manager Alison Sleeman.  Well done Alison, they are beautiful.

We just had to include this lovely example of the work done by Manor Lodge.

Thank you and well done to all for your fantastic entries.



7 August 2017




7 August 2017