The fish swim back to Marine Way

Three fish have been installed in a newly expanded flower bed at the station end of Marine Way.  A few years ago they were positioned on the roundabout.  We hope they will be happy in their new ... Read more »

2017 Calendar on sale now

Exmouth in Bloom’s 2017 calendar is on sale now, price £5.  The launch was held at the World of Country Life, the main sponsor.  Committee members were photographed with an eagle owl and a baby goat.   Calendars are available ... Read more »

West Country Traditions weekend

At the end of Exmouth Festival we had a fundraising stall in the Strand for the West Country Traditions weekend.  The weather was warm, lots of people came, and plants were flying off the shelves to give us the best ... Read more »

Fairy Berry along Marine Way

The boats along Marine Way have been planted for the summer with white alyssum and a cerise geranium called ‘Fairy Berry’.  We’ve not used this plant before, and hope it will give a colourful ... Read more »

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 »