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The first BBC 2 Television programme titled "Britain in Bloom" is about Usk.  See the "inside story" on iPlayer ...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b09dv3/britain-in-bloom-series-1-1-usk


Clearing up litter from a disgusting lay-by on the A449 near Usk. Positive action to make our environment better.

 


Usk in Bloom have started a "Get into Gardening Club". Workshops and talks from April to Sept. See the programme ...


See the Usk in Bloom Spring 2018 Newsletter...


New edging round the Conigar Crescent town flower bed.

As part of the spring work being undertaken by UiB there is to be a renovation of the overgrown Conigar Crescent bed.


Spring flowers in Usk


Click for news from the chairman - Feb 2018


Usk in Bloom has been awarded a 3000 grant from Monmouthshire County Council as it bids to win the "world cup of floral competitions".  We have been asked to represent Wales in the World in Bloom challenge as well as competing in the Royal Horticultural  Society Champion of Champions competition.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-43044717

http://www.freepressseries.co.uk/news/monmouthshire_news/16033310.__39_We__39_re_absolutely_delighted__39____Usk_in_Bloom_toast___3k_grant_approval/


Feb 2018.  Hardy Volunteers in the biting cold wind as we begin the extensions to our permanent beds at Lady Hill.


Nov 2017 - Bulb planting in the rain,
ready for 2018


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As ever we are always looking for volunteers.. Please do email us on uskinbloom@gmail.com or ring chairman Tony Kear on 07824810182. We'd love to hear from you.

If you donate to charity why not consider donating to our cause via :-
http://www.totalgiving.co.uk/charity/usk-in-bloom  
Thank you. It means a lot to our volunteers.