Show off your gardens in Yarmouth In Bloom competition

THE continuing annual rise of entries for the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston In Bloom competition over the years has delighted organisers.

The growth in entries particularly in the community section covering community housing – private or council – was noticeable last year and now organiser Sue Hacon is hoping more people than ever will show off their green-fingered prowess in the 2011 competition.

There’s plenty of time to titivate and cultivate as judging isn’t until August, but entries must be in before June 30.

The winners of categories and special awards as well as commendations, will be announced at a special presentation ceremony at the Town Hall in October.

In all categories points are awarded for display condition, use of colours, originality, overall impact, cleanliness, absence of litter and graffiti, and evidence of environmental improvement – and the size of a garden it doesn’t matter, it can be big or small.


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The entry form is on this page and the categories are:

Domestic

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Group 1 Garden under 60sq m

Group 2 Garden over 60sq m

Group 3 Council house garden

Group 4 Garden with wate feature

Group 5 Hanging basket, window boxes etc, for those not entered in groups 1-4

Group 6 Best Street/Road

Group 7 Best Allotment

Group 8 Best Community Project

Group 9 Best Village

Commercial

Group 10 Best Pub/Restaurant

group 11 Best Hotel/Guest house

Group 12 Best Commercial Premises

Group 13 Best Holiday Centre

Children

Group 14

Best School or Young People’s Projects, Cubs, Brownies, young groups

Great Yarmouth & Gorleston In Bloom Competition 2011

Entry Form

1/We wish to enter Group No ..........

Please sepcify if front ............or back garden ..........

Name ..............................

Address ..............................

......................................

Postcode ........................

Tel No ...........................

Group 14 only: Age of children ...............

Please send to Sue Hacon, Wycke Farm, Bradwell NR31 9DY.

Closing date: June 30, 2011

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