Bath in Bloom entries

You’ve got until the end of the month to fill out an entry form if you want a chance to be a green-fingered winner in this year’s Bath in Bloom Garden Competition.

There are categories for residents, schools and organisations from across Bath and North East Somerset.

The competition, which always attracts a significant number of entries, is designed to encourage people to look after their green spaces with judges keen to recognise environmental diversity as well as horticultural achievement.

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The competition is free to enter and includes categories for allotments, front and back gardens, businesses and pubs, community groups and children.

Claire Jackson of the Bath in Bloom Committee, said: “No matter how big or small your garden, or if you are part of a community group – do take part in this celebration of gardening in our area.

Entry is free to all. The competition is very popular with gardeners across Bath and North East Somerset and we are very keen to encourage new entrants.”

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Entries in the majority of categories will be marked on the following criteria:

• Impact

• Variety and the use of a range of plants

• Colour combinations

• Originality and design

• Condition, care and sustainability

Entries must be received by 5pm on Friday 31 May. For more information and to download an entry form visit

https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/sport-leisure-and-parks/parks-information-and-maintenance/bath-bloom

School entries will be judged between Monday 1st July and Friday, 5th July 2019.  All other categories will be judged between Saturday, 6th July and Sunday, 14th July 2019.

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Award winners and guests will be invited to attend a Gala Presentation evening in September 2019.

The Bath in Bloom competition is sponsored by Rotork, Wessex Water, Bath Building Society, Cross Manufacturing, Eveleigh’s and Minuteman Press.

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