Birmingham In Bloom – district winners announced

By on 23/09/2014 in Culture, News

More than fifty green fingered council tenants and leaseholders will go head to head for gold at the Birmingham in Bloom Award Winners' Ceremony next month.

420 tenants and lease holders entered the city-wide competition to find the best gardens, balconies, baskets and vegetable patches.

The fifty district winners now face a nail-biting month ahead whilst they wait for the awards ceremony on Tuesday 21 October at the Council House.

For the full list of district winners and their categories see birmingham.gov.uk/inbloom

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  • The annual gardening competition is open to Birmingham City Council tenants and leaseholders and is judged by a panel headed up gardening experts from the council's RHS Britain in Bloom gold winning Parks team and representatives from the council’s grounds maintenance contractors “Quadron”.
  • It first ran in the 1970s and was brought back by popular demand seven years ago.
  • Prizes are sponsored by Quadron, Cromwell and Service Birmingham.
  • The ceremony will be hosted by BBC WM presenter Mollie Green and one of her resident gardening experts, Steve Brookes.
  • Prizes will be given by Lord Mayor Cllr Shafique Shah and Birmingham City Council director of Place, Sharon Lea.

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