There will be over £500 worth of prizes in this year’s Ferndown in Bloom competition sponsored and supported by the Haskins Garden Centre. mags4dorset will be sponsoring the Business, Retail, Commerical and Public House category once again, with a prize of a half page of advertising worth £350. Other main categories are Best Front Garden, Best Park Home or Sheltered Accommodation Garden, Patio or Balcony and Best First Time Entrant. These will be judged after the closing date of 6 July.
Other competitions include the Tallest Sunflower contest, sponsored by mags4dorset, and Best New Allotment. These have a closing date for entries of 31 August. New to the competition this year will be a photographic category, where people in the area will be able to submit images which capture the beauty of the Ferndown area. Entries can be delivered at the town council offices.
Full information will be available from The Haskins Garden Centre at Longham where General Manager Simon Morris says they hope to be able to offer useful horticultural advice to anyone wishing to win any of the trophies: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to again support the Ferndown In Bloom competition and we look forward to hosting the presentation event in the autumn.”
For further information and competition details visit www.haskins.co.uk/ferndowninbloom