Growing for Gold 2017

Our annual Growing for Gold competition is one of the highlights of our year where we see all the work that our gifted local gardeners get up to.

Our Sherborne in Bloom Team have been going round the town judging the results, which this year was very tough. And on Friday 28 July we had our Growing for Gold Awards ceremony at the Butterfly House, Castle Gardens.

Our mayor, Cllr Jill Hogben, presented the trophies and here are some of the winners:

(click on a pic to see the slideshow)
The Categories that we judged were:

Best Overall Use of an Allotment:

  • Westbridge Park Allotment
  • Lenthay Allotment
  • Harbour Road Allotment
  • Bristol Road Allotment
  • McCreery Road Allotment

Best Pub/Restaurant Floral Display
Most Striking Town Centre Frontage
Best Shop Front Town Centre
Most Imaginative Garden Design in Quarr Lane Park
Captivating Containers & Hanging Baskets
Small Front Garden (Thin Strip)
Most Colourful Front Garden
Sherborne Rotary Hidden Gardens

The names of all the winners and highly commended in each category are shown here.

Congratulations to all our Growing for Gold entrants: without you Sherborne would not bloom!