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Leaf clearing and bulb planting.
Colour Scheme Planning for 2021 What would you like the flower colours to be?
Volunteer gardeners needed to work on Usk in Bloom beds and tubs :-
SAVE THE DATES Nov 2020 to Feb 2021
The Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom competition was cancelled in 2020 but Usk in Bloom has received a certificate to mark their participation :-
RHS-Recognition – Usk in Bloom
The Usk Town Garden Competition – 2020 Town Results – Gold Standard
Our flower colour palette for 2020 will be based around RED with APRICOT and LILAC highlights. See the details :- 2020 Colours
Twyn Square – start of the Winter flowers.
We would like: Ideas for 2020 Planting Scheme
Usk has won its class in Wales in Bloom 2019 and achieved a gold standard.
Information about the annual Usk town gardens competition: 2019 Town Competition
Wales in Bloom Judging – July 2019 Judging Collage
On 27th June Usk in Bloom hosted Harewood End Infant School from Gloucester – 90 children and 13 teachers on a guided tour of Usk. See the details … Harewood School Visit
See the newsletters for detailed information.
Preparing for the summer displays TUB CLEARING
School children plant plug geraniums to grow and care for themselves at home until Usk Show In September when they will be judged for a prize that Usk in Bloom is sponsoring:
2019 School Planting
Usk Town Gardens Competition, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards for residential and commercial gardens. 2019 Competition Details
Town flower bed planting by volunteers – 2019 Planting Schedule
Usk in Bloom – Much more than Flowers. Floral excellence, environmental responsibility, community participation. Read the details:- More Than Flowers
Summer Planting for Usk 2019 Displays –
The colour scheme for 2019 will be HOT HOT HOT – purples, oranges, reds, lime green etc
Usk were finalists in the 2018 Britain in Bloom Champion of Champions competition and received a Gold Medal.
Usk in Bloom have won the Communities in Bloom (World) Small International Category 2018. At the awards ceremony in Edmonton, Alberta on Saturday Usk in Bloom representatives Tony Kear and Jan Mundy admitted to being “stunned and speechless” as it was announced that Usk had won the top award in the International Challenge overcoming similar sized communities in the USA, Canada and Europe to lift the trophy.
Usk were awarded a GOLD Award at the 2018 Wales in Bloom Awards Ceremony and in addition were crowned OVERALL WINNER of the Large Village Category 2018.
Every year Usk in Bloom gives awards to Usk Commercial and Residential gardens.
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