Oscars of the gardening world

RHS Britain in Bloom held its annual ‘Oscars’ ceremony and gala dinner at the Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham, on October 14.  The host was Chris Beardshaw. Exmouth in Bloom achieved a silver gilt award, as did Deal and Great Yarmouth, whilst ... Read more »

Awards to winning gardeners

The annual presentation evening to celebrate Exmouth’s gardeners took place on 13 October at Exmouth Rugby Club.  The Deputy Mayor Jeff Trail presented the ... Read more »

Gold again plus the cup

The South West in Bloom Presentation Day at Taunton on 6 October was memorable.  We won gold again, and also the St Bridget Cup, presented by Lord Julian Fellowes and his wife Emma   The Cup is awarded to the best large ... Read more »

Schools presentation at Kings

The winning schools in the local gardening competition received their prizes on 13 September at Kings Garden Centre. All three schools that entered received two selections of gardening goodies from Kings – a great encouragement to next season’s planting. Littleham ... Read more »

Local Gardening Competition 2016

Exmouth in Bloom Gardening Competitions 2016 2016’s  competition was launched on May 26th at Tythe Cottage, the winner of the 2015 Business Premises class. The proprietors Steve and Kerry Munday are pictured with Mervyn Jackson (overall winner in 2015) and ... Read more »

National Play Day in Phear Park

Phear Park was full on Wednesday 3rd August for the national play day, organised by Jane Nicholls (Parks and Open Spaces Improvement Officer, Streetscene, EDDC).  Activities included bouncy castles, circus skills, fire engine, and face painting.  Exmouth in Bloom gave the ... Read more »

National Britain in Bloom judges visit Exmouth

Britain in Bloom judges Ian Beaney from Northern Ireland and Richard Budge from Truro assessed Exmouth on Monday 1st August.  Fortunately they didn’t mind the rain. They visited the Pavilion and Beach Gardens, the Quay, the town centre, the Maer, allotments, Marpool ... Read more »