ST GEORGE IN BLOOM  WAS FOUNDED IN 2014

by Grenville Johnson.

 

      Winners of the RHS Gold Pennant 2014, 2015 & 2016 from RHS Britain in Bloom South West.

 

Winners of the silver trophy for the best Urban entry

in the South West in 2015.

 

RHS National Finalist 2016 with a Silver national award.

 

‘Outstanding’ level  awards  also given in the RHS ‘Its your Neighbourhood’ category.

 

Click on the Facebook logo left

to view our Facebook page.

Home.

St George in Bloom's 2022 competition.

Our former projects .

Kensington Road.

The award winning garden in St George, Bristol..

Bee& Pollinator friendly planting.

St George Park.

How to contact us.

 

 

 

 

 

THE AWARD WINNING GARDEN IN BRISTOL.

 

                     To view some photos of the garden that is owned by the Chair & Founder of St George in Bloom

& Alan Elms, please click on the special tab on the top left hand side of this page.

Photos of the garden can also be found on Instagram . Please click on this link to Instagram:-

www.instagram.com/victorianhousegarden

 

The garden at 28 Kensington Road, St George, Bristol BS5 7NB

 

GARDEN OPEN DAYS 2022.

This small and very unique urban garden has been featured on BBC’s Gardeners World, and was chosen by Alan Titchmarsh as one of his 30 best British back gardens. It has also been featured in several books, and in gardening magazines.

The owners Grenville Johnson & Alan Elms are pleased and very proud to open their garden this year for The High Sheriff of Bristol’s charitable appeal: - BYCA (Bristol Youth and Community Action) providing active and creative activities during school holidays for children in disadvantaged areas.

Alex Raikes MBE DL (Hon LLD) Honorary Doctor of Laws, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England and High Sheriff of the County & City of Bristol 2022-2023.

How to book a visit to view the garden.

ENTRY FEE: £5 ADULTS & YOUNG CHILDREN FREE.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE CHARITY BYCA https://quartetcf.org.uk/grant-programmes/bycag-holiday-2/

ALL TIMED VISITS for 20 minutes viewing time MUST BE PRE-BOOKED IN ADVANCE BY PHONE ON: - 01179496788

OR BY EMAIL AT: -  victorianhouse@blueyonder.co.uk

Dates for the open days 2022: -

Saturday 9th July 2022. 11am to 4pm (SPECIAL GUESTS OF HONOUR: - THE HIGH SHERIFF THE COUNTY & CITY OF BRISTOL, AND CIVIC GUESTS FROM THE COUNTY & CITY OF BRISTOL).

Sunday 10th July 2022. 11am to 4pm

Saturday 16th July 2022. 11am to 4pm

Sunday 17th July 2022. 11am to 4pm

 

A view of the enchanting Folly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LATEST NEWS.

 

The Chair & founder of St George in Bloom is currently looking at ways in which the group can continue within the future, & more details will be shared later if this becomes a reality.

 

This website will still continue to showcase any front gardens, rear gardens, streets and community areas within the St George  area of the city of Bristol. More details to follow later.

 

Later this year we hope we receive sufficient entries for our local competition in order to end our voluntary work successfully. Our closing date for all entries is July 1st 2022.

 

Unfortunately, all the public sites shown on this website that we have maintained in the past will no longer be maintained under the name of St. George in Bloom with effect from June 2022.

 

SEE BELOW THE DETAILS OF OUR GARDEN OPEN DAYS , OR CLICK ON THE TAB TOP LEFT  HAND SIDE OF THIS PAGE- (THE AWARD WINNING GARDEN IN ST. GEORGE, BRISTOL)

 

 

Our St George in Bloom competition is now launched for 2022.

 

We have had a break from our local and annual  competition since 2019, due to Covid .

Our local and non competitive competition will be re launched again this year in 2022.

It will be lovely to see all the efforts you have made to  improve the area through gardening and horticulture

within the St George area of the City of Bristol.

 

TO ENTER THIS YEARS LOCAL COMPETITION:-

Please click on the top page left hand side on this website on the link :- ‘St George in Bloom’s competition 2022’

in order to download an application form. Please complete the form and return it to St George in Bloom .

 

NB:- The details of how and when you can send your completed application form are also included within the application form.

 

We have also produced some additional guidance to assist your entry that you can also download .

 

Entries for small and large FRONT gardens will be accepted together with applications from local streets, local  allotment plot holders, local shops or commercial outlets, and church and faith groups.

All entries must be visible to the public from the road , and must be included in the ward boundaries

for St George in the City of Bristol .

 

We hope to make this year a spectacular celebration of this part of the City of Bristol, and to receiving your entry form.