The In Bloom federation of East Staffordshire is a collective group whose members comprise of technical officers from East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Horticultural and Grounds maintenance departments as well as members of local community groups and parish councils.
The aim of the group is to develop strategies and support entries into the regional Heart of England in bloom campaign from across the Borough. In 2018 the group successfully made entries in: Burton, Uttoxeter Branston and Winshill in bloom, with Winshill claiming a category win.
2018 In Bloom Results
Burton upon Trent - GOLD
Winshill - GOLD & Urban Community category winner
Uttoxeter - GOLD
Branston - Silver
2019 Juding Dates
In 2019, East Staffordshire will submit a total of 4 entries to the regional In Bloom awards, plus following it's category win in 2018, Winshill will be entered into the national awards.
See below for a full entry list and In Bloom judging dates.
Burton upon Trent - Monday 1st July 2019
Winshill - Tuesday 2nd July 2019
Branston - TBC
Uttoxeter - Thursday 11th July 2019
ESBC’s Greenhouse centre and Go Garden project in Uttoxeter supports the group by offering free plants for community gardening projects as well as expert horticultural advice and support. The aim of the federation is to encourage more local groups to become involved in community gardening projects which will greatly enhance the beauty and environmental quality of the borough.
For further information about In Bloom telephone 01283 508575 or by e:mail: firstname.lastname@example.org