Bloom group preparing for summer

PUBLISHED: 09:00 19 May 2013

Budleigh in Bloom group planting out the beds on The Green. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exb 0891-18-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Budleigh in Bloom group planting out the beds on The Green. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref exb 0891-18-13AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Members of Budleigh in Bloom have been out and about preparing the town for the arrival of summer flowers.

The volunteers strip the flowerbeds twice a year, in autumn and spring, and the process of purchasing plants is now underway, with planting set to take place on Sunday.

As always the group’s activities are funded by its sponsors, and chairman Bob Wiltshire said: “We’d like to say thank you to all our sponsors, without which we couldn’t operate.”

As well as preparing the summer blooms, the group is also preparing for a trio of events around Budleigh Gala Week.

On opening day, May 25, the group will have a stand on The Green for the afternoon fete, and on May 27 it will be showing entries to its children’s painting competition at the Budleigh Salterton Art Club’s exhibition at the Public Hall, between 10am and 5pm.

Then, on May 28, the Budleigh in Bloom coffee morning takes place at the Public Hall between 10am and noon, with plants, cakes and cards for sale, a raffle, and a demonstration of embroidery by Gwen Hartley. Mr Wiltshire added: “It’s all part of the community work which Budleigh in Bloom carry out – the ethos of the Royal Horticultural Society is people who do this draw the community together.”


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