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Penwortham in Bloom

Penwortham in Bloom 2017 is a community competition to add brightness, colour & civic pride to Penwortham.

The committee would like more schools, churches, businesses, community groups & residents to get involved by improving & caring for their local environment through imaginative planting, landscaping & growing projects - they would love you to join in & enter too!

There are seven categories to enter: -

  • Best Hanging Basket / Container – Any size or design
  • Best Front Garden – Domestic properties only
  • Best Business Premises – Any commercial concern
  • Best Sheltered Accommodation
  • Schools Challenge – Open to nurseries, primary & high schools outdoor display with a ‘Recycling’ theme
  • Community Area – Any shared space
  • Most Original Novelty Display – Use your imagination

To celebrate the launch, the committee have organised an event on Thursday 2 March 2017 between 6pm & 8pm at Penwortham Community Centre, Kingsfold Drive. Come along & see what we did last year, get tips from our gardening expert, Marguerite Hughes who is delivering a Spring Gardening – Creative Containers workshop and take advice from our Expert Panel including Michael Cookson from Newgate Nurseries.

All entries must be in by 5pm on Friday 2 June. You can collect & drop entry forms at Penwortham Community Centre, Kingsfold Drive or Andreas Fish & Chip Shop, 89 Liverpool Road.  Alternatively, you can apply online using the below link:

Apply Here

Judging will take place week commencing 3 July; all areas for judging must be available for viewing during this time. All winners will be notified after judging is completed and a presentation event will take place in August.

For more information contact Sue Simpson on 01772 625377 or email at ssimpson@southribble.gov.uk or visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/penworthaminbloom