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June 2017:

Photos of the Open Gardens weekend and the programme lucky number prize winners are available here >>

29/30 April 2017:

Our bucket collection at Lidl’s raised £512. Many thanks to Lidl’s and all those who donated.

23 April 2017:

We planted wild flowers with the children from Lakeside Nursery at Esplanade Meadow. Photos >>

24 February 2017: £200 is to be spent in Rodmoor Gardens in memory of Nancy and George Thompson who lived in Portishead for 28 years and spent many hours in Rodmoor Gardens.

15 February 2017:

We had a hedge planting session at Esplanade Road on Wednesday 15 February thanks to funding from Western Power Distribution.

7 February 2017:

Many thanks to Waitrose for their kind donation from the ‘green token’ collection to the value of £295, and to all those who supported Portishead in Bloom via their tokens.

4 February 2017:

Peter Rose of Portishead Camera Club treated Portishead in Bloom and friends to a lovely audio visual evening. at the Lido Kitchen. All the proceeds of the evening were very generously given to Portishead in Bloom. Our thanks are also due to the volunteers at the Lido Kitchen for very kindly loaning the premises free of charge.

27 January 2017:

We had the help of six Bristol Port Company apprentices for seven hours at the Town Garden helping to put top soil into the raised beds together with their supervisor Colin Smith.

14 January 2017:

We are having a change at the Town Garden (near the Library). We are making a potager garden which is a decorative way of growing vegetables. The term comes from an old French word meaning vegetables for the pot. Each four metre bed will have a home-made obelisk in the middle and once Spring arrives, we will planting up vegetable seeds and young plants together with a selection of beneficial flowering plants for pollinating insects. We will be planting up some of the existing raised beds with wild flower mixes. Photos >>

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