Plymouth in Bloom 2015

Plymouth in Bloom celebrates our fabulous city and the efforts everyone goes to in order to make it a colourful and vibrant place to live.

Residents, businesses, community groups, allotment tenants and schools can all get involved in transforming neighbourhoods and creating a blaze of colour across Plymouth.

Through Plymouth in Bloom we aim to improve our local environment,and quality of life and to celebrate the achievements of our green fingered community.

Local volunteer judges tour the city during April and July to assess the variety of floral displays, allotment plots and sites, community projects, school gardens, floral displays and much more.

If you would like to enter the Plymouth in Bloom competition please visit our how to enter Plymouth in Bloom page for more details.

Plymouth in Bloom committee

The Plymouth in Bloom committee consists of active community members who have a passion about horticulture and are working towards creating a brighter more colourful local environment. Councillor Brian Vincent (Portfolio Holder for the Environment) supports the Plymouth in Bloom campaign and confirms that the Council are giving the community a bigger say in what happens within our city and that we are working towards a 'brilliant co-operative council', so why not join the group and get your hands dirty.

Committee members:

  • Chairman - Neil Dixon (National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners)
  • Vice Chair - Mo Townsend (East End Community Allotments)
  • Treasurer - Ricky Hoskin (Plymouth in Bloom judge)
  • Secretary and Webmaster - Graham John (NVS)
  • Plymouth City Council Lead Officer - Carol Wride
  • School Liaison - Lara Jones
  • Plymouth Growing Futures (Plymouth University) - Caroline Mickhal
  • Plymouth in Bloom judge - Susan Marchal

If any one is interested in joining the Plymouth in Bloom campaign please call Street Cleansing and Grounds on 01752 606034 or Neil Dixon on 01752 363379 for information on how to get involved.

Sponsors supporting Plymouth in Bloom

Street Cleansing and Grounds would like to take this opportunity to thank all our sponsors for their continued support for the Plymouth in Bloom campaign.

  • Alan Cumming and Co Estate Agent
  • DFR Roofing
  • Evans Harvey Solicitors
  • Fairway Furniture
  • Freshfields Management Co Ltd
  • James Roper Solicitors
  • Kawasaki Precision Machinery Ltd
  • Mansbridge and Balment
  • Plymouth Garden Centre
  • Rowes Garage
  • Town and Country Letting
  • Walker Lahive Solicitors
  • Yacht Haven Quay

If you would like to sponsor any aspect of Plymouth in Bloom please contact us on 01752 606034.

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