Celebration of success at Sidmouth in Bloom awards

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Find out the winners of this year’s Sidmouth in Bloom awards. See pictures from the event.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Green fingered residents and businesses were toasted for their floral and community contribution at Sidmouth in Bloom’s annual awards.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

The group met to celebrate the success of the town last Thursday and announce the winners of its summer floral competition.

South West in Bloom judge Christine Fraser attended the event at Knowle to present the town with the Sargent Cup and In Your Neigbourhood certificates.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette Talbot, chairman of Sidmouth in Bloom, said: “It’s to celebrate the whole towns floral and community contributions.”


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She added there was a lot of interest in the competition’s new class gardening with a disability and an increase in children participating.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

A number of environmental & community awards were handed out to people for opening gardens or continuous input for SIB throughout the year.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

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Sidmouth in Bloom have also announced that in February 2018 it will launch a floral competition for spring gardens that may not enter the summer contest.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette said judges will focus on four categories including houses with small, medium, or large gardens, and courtyard gardens.

The group will also be encouraging businesses to go for gold in next year’s South West in Bloom competition as part of a business awards.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Anyone interested in joining Sidmouth in Bloom as volunteers can email info@sidmouthinbloom.org.

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

A full list of winners:

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with repr

Lynette and Peter are pictured with RHS Britain in Bloom-South West judge Christine Fowler with representatives from Streetscene and EDDC. - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth in Bloom Floral Awards 2017-10-17

Children’s Cup – Annabel Richards

Kingswood Trophy – The Library Saturday Club (‘Chatterbox’)

Commercial Buildings Winner’s Shield – The 1922 Social Club

Shops – the Sidmouth Herald Trophy – The Hair Studio

Retirement/Nursing Homes – The Mrs Horn Memorial Cup – Ridgeway Residential Home

Café/Pubs/Restaurants Winner’s Catering Cup – The Anchor Inn

Courtyard/Front Gardens - The Gardeners Guild Shield- Mr G Woodhams

Houses with Small Gardens – the Sidford Floral Group Cup – Mr J Mortimore

Houses with Medium Gardens – the Reg Woodley Memorial Trophy – Denise Rendell & Barbara Theisen

Houses with Large Gardens – the Sidmouth Garden Club Trophy – Mr Frank Leach

Gardening with a Disability Cup –Angela Bea

Biodiversity Garden – The John Hollick Trophy – Mr & Mrs R Fuller

Hanging Baskets/Troughs – The Fyffe Cup – Mr g Woodhams

Church Gardens – Winner’s Cup – Sidmouth Methodist Church

Guest Accommodation:

Small Frontage – Winner’s Cup – Glendevon B&B

Medium Frontage – Winner’s Cup – Holmleigh Guest House

Medium Garden – The Bevil Cup – The Old Farmhouse

Discretionary Award – Best Floral Environment – Farmhouse Cottage

Hotels:

Medium Frontage – Winner’s Cup – The Riviera

Large Frontage – Winner’s Cup – Royal York & Faulkner

Medium Garden – Winner’s Cup – Hunter’s Moon

Large Garden – The Brend Group – Belmont & Victoria

Neighbourhood Effort – The Glass Rose Bowl – The Chairman’s Garden

Outstanding Effort – The Anne Bagwell Jubilee Cup – The Ridgeway Residential Home

Outstandng Environmental & Community Effort – The Sheelagh Pollentine Memorial Cup – Mr G Hutchinson

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