Grow petals – win prizes!

Prior Park gardens were the Community group winners in 2017.

It’s not only Bath’s big formal public parks that can win awards for flower and shrub displays – there’s a chance now for green-fingered owners of everything from an allotment, a suburban garden or even a display of hanging baskets to win a cash prize too.

The annual competition run by Bath in Bloom is now open for entries.  There are categories for private gardens of all sizes.  Community groups, Allotment holders, Pubs and Businesses can also enter and a special category for children under 12 to plant a reused container. 

Prior park Gardens 2017
Prior Park gardens were the Community group winners in 2017.

The competition is free to enter and open to anyone within the Bath and North East Somerset area. 

Winners will be awarded vouchers and an Aqua blue glass paperweight.

‘Bath in Bloom’s new Category for 2018 in the local Competition is ‘The Battle of the Flowers between Streets and Squares’     Jane Moore well known local gardener and writer will be the judge – so get together within your area – street, square or a row of shops and enter.   You could win £75 and a Silver Cup for a year.

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The Star Inn got its award for being the Best Pub without a Garden.

Entry is free  For full details look up Bath in Bloom on the Bathnes website.  

If you are looking for help the Parks department can provide hanging baskets and troughs of Floral Displays, handmade, watered and tailored for you please click here or email the Parks department via Council_Connect@Bathnes.gov.uk or telephone 01225 394041