Residents in Crewkerne are invited to enter a prize competition, with classes for hanging basket, window box and front of house. The competition has been organised by Crewkerne In Bloom in conjunction with the town’s entry in this year’s South West in Bloom. Three prizes for each class have been kindly donated by Brimsmore Nurseries in Yeovil and judging will take place from the kerb side on July 18th. Entry forms are available from the LIC in Crewkerne Town Hall.
A spokesperson for Crewkerne In Bloom said: “It is great to see baskets, tubs and window boxes starting to appear around the town. We hope that everyone will do their bit to help Crewkerne’s entry in South West in Bloom. ” Judges from SWiB will visit Crewkerne on the morning of July 12th. CIB volunteers have been busy weeding and planting in flower beds around the town. They have also been planting up dozens of hanging baskets, ordered by businesses, that will be put up in the centre of Crewkerne within the first two weeks of June.
Crewkerne In Bloom is very grateful to SSDC for allowing them to use their poly-tunnels while the task of planting up the hanging baskets was underway. CIB said: “The volunteers are working like Trojans to weed, plant, tidy and involve the community. It is proving to be a really interesting community project and great fun but many hands make light work and we would love more people from Crewkerne, to come along for an hour or so, when they can. An enormous thank you to the current troop of volunteers, the ladies of the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne who initiated Crewkerne In Bloom and the Men’s Shed who made planters for us last year.”
Crewkerne In Bloom is also very grateful to Wydale Plastics for the special water bowser, in memory of Robin and Heather Wyatt, Pattemores Transport & Diary Ingredients for the pink safety tabards, keeping volunteers safe when going about their gardening tasks and Twigs & Twine Floral Design for their great support. Anyone who would like to volunteer, no experience required, or would like to know more about Crewkerne In Bloom, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01460 72665.