Plant of the week

Narcissus Tête-À-tête You will see this beautiful daffodil all around the town in planters and baskets. Tête-À-tête is a dwarf daffodil 20cms tall with 1-3 yellow flowers per bulb. Try it in your garden, plant in the autumn in a sunny or partially shaded position. they are happy in any soil that is moist but… Continue reading Plant of the week

RHS Newsletter: Issue 11

The Royal Horticultural Society Blooming Brilliant Newsletter: Issue 11 is now available. It covers jobs for March, how to stay plastic free in the garden and get your garden ready for wildlife. You can read it here.

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Lamp Post Baskets Installed

The lamp post baskets planted by Bloomers last autumn are now adorning the lamp posts along the High Street. Bloomer volunteers plant 50 baskets each autumn with Grasses, Heucheras, Ivy, Polyanthus, Primulas and Narcissus Tete a Tete. The Town council Groundsmen put them in place and will be out watering to keep them looking good… Continue reading Lamp Post Baskets Installed

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Plant of the week

Hellebore Look out for these flowering in the borders at Saxons Rest. Quick facts Great for winter interest. A source of food for pollinating insects in the spring. Flowers from late winter to spring. Many are evergreen and some have attractive silver marbled leaves. Plant from autumn to spring in moist, but free draining soil.… Continue reading Plant of the week

March News

January and February are traditionally quiet months in the garden but at least we can all see the signs of spring as the snowdrops and crocus appear followed by the daffodils. Like the spring flowers popping up to brighten your days you will start to see Cricklade Bloomers busying around the Town.  I read an… Continue reading March News

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Spring Plant Sales

We are pleased to be selling our own home grown plants again – available from the wall at 71 High Street by the war memorial.

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It’s Your Neighbourhood 2021

Cricklade Bloomers has entered the RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards for 2021. This programme is run by South West in Bloom.

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February News

The cost of planting the town each year has to be raised by Bloomers with a top up contribution from the Town Council. This year we were unable to raise money from any of our normal fundraising events such as the Fritillary Tearooms, Mikron Theatre visit and wreath making. The sale of plants from the… Continue reading February News

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