News

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


5000 daffodil bulbs have been planted outside the school with help from a grant from the Co-op. Next spring we will see a fantastic perennial Welsh Tenby daffodils display.


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 www.willowsgardencentre.co.uk


Tywn Sq June

Twyn Square, Early June


Boxes ready for Twyn Square.   Grown at The Willows Garden Centre. https://www.willowsgardencentre.co.uk/


Twyn Square in April.  Photos by Sarah Powell.

 


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

 



Febuary 2020.

 


Bed clearing Jan 2020

January 2020 – clearing flower beds. 



Twyn Square – start of the Winter flowers.


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

 


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


Spring in Usk 2019


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.


For more information please contact:

info@uskinbloom.org.uk