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Guildford in Bloom
Guildford in Bloom brings together community groups, businesses, schools and residents to promote imaginative ways to make the town and surrounding areas look their best and champion Guildford's natural environment. Take a look at some of the stunning gardens that won awards in 2019.
Gardening competition 2019
The awards ceremony for Guildford in Bloom took place on 17 September at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford.
The 2019 winners in each category are:
Wonersh and Shamley Green Primary School
Best in Category - School in Bloom
Ken and Patricia Comerford
Best in Category - Container Garden
Best in Category - Wildlife Garden
Small Blue Stepping Stones Project
Best in Category - Site for Nature Conservation
Best in Category - Best Pub in Bloom
Les and Stella Hind
Best in Category - Allotment/Kitchen Garden
Daisy Shearer - University of Surrey
Best in Category - Student Garden Showcase
Best in Category - Front Garden
Palmer's Lodge Flower Garden Community Project
Best in Category - Neighbourhood Project
Best Themed Garden
Les and Stella Hind
Best in Competition (for their stunning allotment)
Pictured above: left to right, Les and Stella Hind's allotment, winner of Best in Competition; Janet Bangs - Best Front Garden.
Pictured above: left to right, Gomshall Mill, Best Pub in Bloom; Daisy Shearer - Student Garden Showcase.
Pictured above: left to right, Palmer's Lodge Flower Garden Community Project, Best Neighbourhood Project; Headway, Best Themed Garden.
Pictured above: left to right, Andrew Wells - Best Wildlife Garden; Ken and Patricia Comerford - Best Container Garden.
Pictured above: left to right, Wonersh and Shamley Green Primary School, Best School in Bloom; Small Blue Stepping Stones Project - Best Site for Nature Conservation.
School Gardening Competition 2019
The Mayor of Guildford Cllr Richard Billington gave out awards to the winners of the School Gardening Competition 2019 at a ceremony at Clandon Park Garden Centre on 19 June.
More schools than ever took part in this year's competition themed 'The Colours of Summer'.
Children cultivated an array of enchanting gardens with a subtle mix of interpretation on the theme, including 'summer' spelled out in plants and a bee-friendly patch.
This year's winners are:
Ash Grange Primary School - Gold
Burpham Primary School - Gold
Glenesk School - Gold
Gosden House School - Gold
Guildford Nursery School and Children's Centre - Silver Gilt
Jigsaw School (Cranleigh) - Gold
Kings College for the Arts and Technology - Gold
Lanesborough Pre-Prep - Gold
Pirbright Village Primary School - Gold
Pond Meadow School - Silver Gilt
St Nicolas C of E Infant School - Silver Gilt
Stoughton Infant School - Silver Gilt
Wonersh and Shamley Green Primary School - Gold (Best in Competition)
Wood Street Infant School - Silver Gilt
Worplesdon Primary School - Gold
For more information, contact the Guildford in Bloom Coordinator, Lysandra McCulloch email@example.com or 01483 444715.
Sponsors for Guildford in Bloom
- Barker and Stonehouse
- Chapters Financial
- University of Surrey
- Tunsgate Quarter
- Levanter Developments
- Clandon Park Garden Centre
- Experience Guildford
- Guildford Allotments Society
- Mount Alvernia Hospital
- Pub Watch
- Guildford Borough Council
- BBC Radio Surrey, Joe Talbot
- Guildford Shakespeare Company
- Vantage Point Magazine
- Visit Guildford
- Lauren Beckwith
- Guildford Fringe
- Guildford Beekeepers
- Albury Vineyard
- Vivace Chorus
If you would like to become a Guildford in Bloom Sponsor, please download a copy of our sponsors' application form from the Downloads on this page.
Guildford in Bloom gives you an excellent opportunity to promote your business while helping us keep the borough blooming.
You can sponsor a category, or become the major sponsor for the event.
Become a Guildford in Bloom Committee Member
We are seeking new Committee Members and volunteers to help with Guildford in Bloom.
Find out more on our Volunteering to help with Guildford in Bloom page. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01483 444715.
Renting an allotment
Guildford Allotments Society manages 14 sites in and around Guildford in partnership with Guildford Borough Council.
If you are interested in renting an allotment then please apply online.