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 Autumn 2019 events


We would like:  Ideas for 2020 Planting Scheme


Usk has won its class in Wales in Bloom 2019 and achieved a gold standard.


Results of the 2019 Usk in Bloom Town competition.
Results of the  2019 Usk in Bloom COMMERCIAL competition
2019 Town Commercial Category Winners


Twyn Square in Aug 2019, two images

Twyn Square, early Aug 2019

Usk – July 2019


Information about the annual Usk town gardens competition:  2019 Town Competition


Wales in Bloom Judging – July 2019   Judging Collage


Usk in July


Judging the Wales in Bloom competition.


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


Usk is beginning to bloom!

June – Usk is beginning to bloom!


Planting Twyn Square

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


Spring in Usk 2019


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.

Competition judging.

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.


For more information please contact:

Usk in Bloom Chairman – Tony Kear uskinbloom@gmail.com 07824810182