Help ensure that beautiful Usk continues to be the ‘Town of Flowers’.
Click for the details:- UIB – How To Get Involved

Wales in Bloom 2021 has given us a  Gold Award even though the pandemic has limited our activities this year.

Twyn Square still looking good in mid Sept 2021

Late July 2021

Judging for the Wales in Bloom competition.

Planting in June.

New Usk in Bloom sign and tulips.

Daffodils in Twyn Square and preparing a 100 metre wild flower bed.

All the daffs in town !  Early March 2021

New date announced for the Pendyrus Male Choir concert –  Pendyrus Male Choir

Early Daffodils in Usk.

Leaf clearing and bulb planting.

Colour themes for 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

Twyn Square Aug 2020.   Flowers from the Willows Garden Centre

Tywn Sq June

Twyn Square, Early June

Boxes ready for Twyn Square.   Grown at The Willows Garden Centre.

Twyn Square in April.  Photos by Sarah Powell.


The Usk School “Garden Gang” with the Britain in Bloom banner.


Febuary 2020.

Our flower colour palette for 2020 will be based around RED with APRICOT and LILAC highlights.  See the details :- 2020 Colours

Bed clearing Jan 2020

January 2020 – clearing flower beds.  Conigar Work Party     Park project work party

Twyn Square – start of the Winter flowers.

2019 Winter Planting in Twyn Square
2019 Wales In Bloom certificate Award
2019 Town Competition Winners

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.

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